19-year-old golfer: I almost died on a golf course



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19-year-old golfer: I almost died on a golf course

19-year-old Guy Gowar told his story, which could have ended tragically for him. Guy Gowar experienced near cardiac arrest at the golf course, but was lucky that stranger: Aaron Lambley reacted in time and saved his life.Gower is lucky that one person was at the right time and in the right place, and he can be happy to have been given a new chance.


"He quickly realise that I'd gone into cardiac arrest and obviously so lucky that he wad there and that someone knew what was going on because no one else really did. "Without him really being there knowing what to do I probable wouldn't be here today.

"I have been told that it's one in ten out of hospital cardiac arrests, one in ten survival." - he said, for itv.com Mr Lambley reaction Mr Lambley described his reaction and how he noticed it all. "Your first assumption is someone has either been hit by a golf ball or a club, probably.

"I went through my checks and thankfully quickly realised that he's probably having a cardiac arrest of some description. "So you go into auto pilot then. and just went through my usual procedures really. "Thankfully it is the first and only time i've had to do it so far in real life but straight into CPR and made sure that there was a defibrillator on the way and that the emergency services were notified what was going on."

June Davidson, BHF senior cardiac nurse thinks the response has been great, and that they are trying to educate people about the importance of such things. : "It is absolutely vital. That person has pretty much died when they have a cardiac arrest, so you can do no worse. "So we'd always encourage people to go in and have a go, learn the skills of CPR it is extremely easy."