Three Central Industrial Security Force ( CISF) personnel, including assistant sub-inspector Mohit Kumar Sharma, are being praised for saving the life a who had suffered cardiac arrest and collapsed inside the Mumbai airport on Friday.
The man collapsed near the security clearance area of the airport following which people gathered around him. A video posted by the CISF on Twitter shows a personnel jumping over the baggage checkpoint counter and rushing to assist the man. While one was seen massaging the passengerâ€™s sole, another performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).Â
#CISF personnel saved the life of a passenger who fell down due to cardiac arrest at Domestic Terminal of Mumbai Airport.#CISF ASI/Exe Mohit Kumar Sharma rushed to unconscious passenger & immediately gave CPR to him.Prompt response of #CISF personnel saved the life of passenger. pic.twitter.com/d8TEb94YGFâ€” CISF@India (@CISFHQrs) October 28, 2018
CPR is an emergency procedure that combines chest compressions often with artificial ventilation to manually preserve intact brain function until further medical assistance arrives.
This primary emergency procedure increases the chances of recovery of a person who has suffered a cardiac arrest.
Many, including veteran Anupam Kher, on social media hailed the trio for their heroics.Â
In a similar incident on July 5, assistant sub-inspector Parthasarthy Pal from the CISF saved the life of a 68-year-old US national, Frank Russell, at Delhiâ€™s Indira Gandhi International Airport.Soon after Russel collapsed near the VIP exit gate, Pal rushed to him and started giving CPR, is part of the training of all para military forces.Â Â