Woman died in Nova Scotia lake from drowning despite CPR

A woman died from drowning despite the immediate delivery of CPR. The RCMP are investigating a possible drowning that occurred in an isolated lake on Nova Scotia’s eastern shore.

According to the police report, 2 men found a 57-year old woman in a lake on West Side Indian Harbor Lake Rd. in St. Mary’s, N.S. The men carried the woman to the shore and quickly performed CPR and called 911.

Kelowna first aid
In case of emergencies whether related to the heart or the water, it is important to be prepared to perform CPR.

The woman was transported by ambulance to St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital in Sherbrooke where she was later declared dead. Based on the police report, an investigation is still ongoing.

Timely delivery of CPR

In case of emergencies whether related to the heart or the water, it is important to be prepared to perform CPR. It is a life-saving technique that can significantly increase the chances of survival. If not initiated right away, the chances of survival is grim.

By enrolling in a first aid and CPR course, it increases the chances of survival during emergencies.

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LEARN MORE

Learn how to help by enrolling in a class on first aid and CPR and for more information, check out these sources:

https://www.wikihow.com/Do-Basic-First-Aid
https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-treatment
https://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-cpr/basics/art-20056600

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