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News – ATC applies AED to Ref and saves life!

12 Feb

Exeter, NH – The AT at Raymond HS applied the AED and an off-duty EMT started CPR to begin the Chain of Survival.

Evans, 62, had made a violation call during a junior varsity girls’ basketball game between Raymond and Epping on Jan. 24 in Raymond. After re-starting play and crossing the half court area, his vision suddenly became blurry. The next thing he knew he was Continue reading

News – ATC saves Referee’s Life

26 Jan

Raymond, NH – Mike Thompson, ATC at Raymond High School along with an EMT and 2 nurses were instrumental in reviving a referee in the waning seconds of a JV basketball game.

Raymond High School Athletic Director, Davinney Brazeau, was at the scene when the referee collapsed and was revived. She said the man had suffered a heart attack but the quick response, and availability of the AED, may have saved his life. Continue reading