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NSman suffers cardiac arrest during IPPT training

He had no known prior history of heart disease. -AsiaOne

Fri, Feb 22, 2013
AsiaOne

A Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Operationally-Ready National Serviceman, Lance Corporal (LCP) (NS) Chew Koh Leong, 32, suffered a cardiac arrest on Thursday, Feb 21, at 7.25pm while performing his IPPT Preparatory Training in Maju Camp.

LCP(NS) Chew had no known prior history of heart disease.

He was successfully resuscitated by an SAF medical doctor and medic, and was sent to the National University Hospital at 7.55pm. He is being treated in the intensive care unit and the cause of his cardiac arrest investigated by NUH specialists.

The SAF is providing assistance to LCP(NS) Chew's family.

 
 
 
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