Mission Report

Cardiac Arrest

25 July: Lowestoft

08:28

Anglia one was tasked to Lowestoft to assist EEAST and police with an elderly man who suffered a cardiac arrest. Babcock pilots landed the helicopter nearby.

Doctor Mark Clayton and Critical Care Paramedic Rod Wells provided enhanced critical care at the scene, including administering medication, use of the mechanical chest compression device and anaesthetising the patient to take over his breathing. 

The HEMS team then accompanied the patient to James Paget Hospital, by land ambulance, for further treatment. 

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