When recalling his heroic action, the former host of ‘The Dr. Oz Show’ says he began giving the man CPR before finally shocking him at the highest power with a defibrillator.
AceShowbiz –Dr. Mehmet Oz has gained praise for his recent heroic action. After revealing that he helped revive a man who collapsed at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, the former host of “The Dr. Oz Show” was showered with compliments from many social media users.
Making use of Twitter on Tuesday, March 2, the 60-year-old first retweeted an article from TMZ that shared his rescue story. “Last night, a man collapsed near me and my family after we arrived @EWRairport. I performed CPR with the help of a Newark Port Authority police officer and cleared the man’s airway,” he detailed. “Thankfully, the airport had a defibrillator nearby that we were able to use to save his life.”
“As a physician and a human being, it’s our responsibility to jump in when there’s a medical emergency. Another critical reminder of how important it is to take the time to learn how to do CPR and use a defibrillator,” Mehmet added in a following tweet. He then shared a third post in which he provided a link to an article about how to “perform CPR if you ever find yourself in a similar situation.”
The TV personality revealed a Port Authority police officer came to help continuing the CPR as he cleared the man’s airway. He then used a defibrillator to shock him back to life at the highest power. After getting his breath back, he was admitted at a New Jersey hospital and reported to be doing “okay” as he waited for the result of the evaluation test.
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