Archive - Jul 6, 2012 - SCA Article

Archive - Jul 6, 2012 - SCA Article

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It Takes a Team to Save a Life

Ronald P. Danner, PhD, University Park, PA – 72 at time of event (2012)

Daria Oller, Alison Krajewski, Ron DannerIt was right after noon on Good Friday, April 13, 2012, in University Park, PA. Daria Oller, DPT, ATC, PT, CSCS, a PhD Candidate in Kinesiology - Athletic Training and Sports Medicine at Penn State, and Alison Krajewski, MS, ATC, Athletic Training Instructor, were in their academic offices when a squash instructor came running, asking for help. Someone had collapsed on the nearby squash courts. The instructor had already called 9-1-1, but he knew the athletic trainers could help.

Oller rushed to the victim’s side and Krajewski followed with a breathing mask. The 72-year-old man had been down for about five minutes. There was no normal breathing, no pulse, and his skin was “a deep shade of purple.”

Phoenix Coyotes Hockey Prospect, 23, Survives Sudden Cardiac Arrest

OWEN SOUND, ONT.--Pro hockey player Brett MacLean is conscious and talking and took his first steps Friday, his mother Karen MacLean said Friday afternoon.

The 23-year-old Phoenix Coyotes prospect was playing hockey in Owen Sound Monday when he suddenly collapsed on the ice and had to be revived with CPR and an automated external defibrillator (AED). He was airlifted to University Hospital in London after being stabilized in Owen Sound. Thursday he was moved out of intensive care and remains in coronary care.

Karen MacLean said her son is aware of what happened but has no recollection of his near-death experience.

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