CPR performed on young child after 2nd pool incident

A young child who was pulled from a pool in Surrey received CPR. The incident occurred less than 24 hours after a toddler tragically drowned in the same city.

Watery ordeal

The BC Ambulance Service confirms that the emergency responders were called to the 9600-block of 129 Street past noon and found the victim in serious condition. The child was transported to BC Children’s Hospital by the infant transport team.

Winnipeg first aid

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an essential skill that can save a life.

The age of the child has not been confirmed, but reports suggest that the victim is around 2 years old. The owner of the home stated that the young girl slipped under the pool cover but bystanders were able to pull her out and performed CPR. The child and her parents are said to be visitors from Calgary.

Immediate action to save a life

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an essential skill that can save a life. It is a life-saving technique that improves the chances of survival during emergencies.

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LEARN MORE

Learn how to help by enrolling in a CPR training course and for more information, check out these sources:

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/drowning-in-children#1

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-for-children

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-treatment

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