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Quick help, AED save life


Last updated 2/28/2008 at Noon

FALLBROOK — Four individuals and a doctor have been credited with saving the life of an 82-year-old Vista resident on February 14.

The man, who wants to remain anonymous, was saved after bystanders preformed CPR and used an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) when he went into cardiac arrest.

The incident occurred at Fallbrook High School, where the man was watching his grandson play in a basketball game. When North County Fire received the call, paramedics were told a person was unconscious.

The incident occurred after the basketball game had ended and spectators were mingling and...

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