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Medical student saves life of elderly patient on board PIA flight

A medical student on Sunday saved life of a 70 year old passenger on board Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)’s flight PK 333 in a heroic manner, said a press release issued by PIA public affairs department.

During a Multan Karachi flight, the passenger “fell unconscious and stopped breathing,” it read.

After realising the situation, a final year medical student with the help of the cabin crew, gave Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) also called artificial breathing to the affected passenger.

He managed to restore respiration of the patient after an effort of 15 minutes.

“Immediately upon arrival at Karachi, an ambulance and a doctor had been arranged and the passenger was handed over to them,” read the press release.

courtesy : dawn news

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