Pharm Alum Saves Man Using Sarver Heart Center CPR Method
Padma Sundareshan understands there's nothing like the feeling of helping save someone's life.
The 2009 UA alum was at work one evening at a Walgreens pharmacy in Oro Valley. A couple was in the waiting area, in line to receive flu shots. Suddenly the wife cried out that her husband had stopped breathing, apparently from cardiac arrest. Sundareshan, who earned a doctorate from the College of Pharmacy, ran out of the pharmacy and, with help, laid the man on the floor and began performing CPR. She administered two breaths, then switched to chest-compression-only CPR.
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