Tag Archives: Cardiac Arrest

Ramat Gan Resident Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Volunteer EMT Abandons Business Meeting To Save His Life

On Monday just before 10:00 P.M., a man in his 60s suffered a cardiac arrest in his house on Anne Frank street in Ramat Gan. His son immediately called emergency services and initiated CPR. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yaakov Shlezinger … Continue reading

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Ashkelon Man Who Suffered A Cardiac Arrest and Severe Head Trauma Saved By EMTs

Last week Thursday, early in the morning, a 63-year-old man was riding his bicycle when he began to feel pain in the middle of his chest. The man lost consciousness, collapsed, and fell onto the pavement. As a result of … Continue reading

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Modi’in Man Collapses In Commercial Area, Is Revived Within Minutes By Security Personnel and First Responders

On Tuesday afternoon just before 2:00 P.M., passersby called for help after a man in his 60s collapsed and lost consciousness outside a store on HaShdera HaMerkazit in Modi’in. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Pnina Peretz was working from home a … Continue reading

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Modi’in Illit Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Revived by EMTs

On Monday afternoon, a man in his 40s suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed on Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai Street in Modi’in Illit. Worried passers called medical services for help. Baruch Nordman, a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, was shopping with … Continue reading

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Beit Shemesh Teen Collapses, Successfully Revived By First Responders

On Tuesday morning just after 8:00 A.M. in Beit Shemesh, a 14-year-old girl suffered respiratory distress, lost consciousness, and suffered a cardiac arrest. Thankfully, due to the quick intervention from first responders, she was successfully resuscitated. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT … Continue reading

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The Lifesaving Power of Prayer and A Quick Response

Tuesday just after midnight in the community of Givon HaYeshana near Jerusalem, a man in his fifties started complaining of chest pains and requested his relatives call an ambulance. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Raziel Sade was at his house when … Continue reading

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Ashdod Woman Revived After Suffering Cardiac Arrest On The Street

On Sunday just before noon, a woman in her 80s was walking with her son down Avot Yeshurun Street in Ashdod when she suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed. Worried passersby called emergency services for help. Shmuel Lasry, a United … Continue reading

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Early Morning Rescue Saves The Life of Jerusalem Man Who Suffered A Cardiac Arrest in Front of His Family

Early Sunday morning, just before 4:00 a.m., a man in his late 60s was not feeling well at an apartment on Abulafya Street near Nachalot. He began to make gurgling sounds and his wife and daughters woke up from the … Continue reading

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Newborn Resuscitated By EMTs After Cardiac Arrest In Herzliya Mall

On Tuesday just before 2:00 P.M., a newborn baby lost consciousness in a mall in Herzliya. Her panicked mother called emergency services for help. Volunteer EMT Yosef Akler was in his office not far from the location of the emergency … Continue reading

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United Hatzalah Volunteers Leave CPR Practice Session To Save Man Who Suffered Cardiac Arrest

On Friday morning, United Hatzalah volunteers from the Mishor Hachof – Merhav Dror chapter gathered at the chapter’s “Volunteer House” (supply and training center) in Ra’anana for a practice session intended to strengthen the EMTs’ proficiency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). … Continue reading

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