Monday, June 17, 2024

Pakistani Pilgrims’s Heart Stopped fo 10 Minutes at Masjid-e-Nabvi, Saved by Authorities

An emergency response team from the Madinah health department was able to save the life of a Pakistani Umrah pilgrim at the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah after his heart had stopped for more than 10 minutes.

A 70-year-old patient with health issues and a loss of consciousness was brought urgently to the attention of the medical teams inside the Prophet’s Mosque’s courtyards. Paramedics performed (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) CPR on him with electric tools for 10 minutes until his heartbeat resumed.

Ambulance services were provided immediately, and the patient was diagnosed as having suffered cardiac arrest and breathing difficulties. The medical team instantly started CPR with electric shocks for more than 10 minutes until the heart restarted beating.

The patient was then sent to Al-Safiah Healthcare Center to finish the treatment program, where he received the required medications until his condition stabilised and he was discharged.

It is noteworthy that since the start of this year, the Prophet’s Mosque’s courtyards have seen eight cases of heart attacks, 48 cases of serious respiratory sickness, and seven cases of heart failure, according to the Al-Safiah Center. 

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