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A man fell to the ground, suffering from a apparent heart attack while jogging in Balboa Park on Wednesday, May 29. A woman, walking by with her husband, turned out to be a registered nurse and quickly began administering CPR until the fire department and emergency medical technicians arrived.

When asked by this writer if the emergency personnel had taken the woman's information, she indicated they had not but thought they would once the man was loaded into the ambulance.

As it turned out, no one bothered, and as the ambulance and fire truck pulled away, the nurse's husband commented that it was "surprising how rude the fire-department guys were to the pedestrians who had tried to assist the man."

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viewer May 30, 2013 @ 9:49 p.m.

Aren't the (off-duty) "registered nurse", along with her mentioned "her husband" -- the 2 'pedestrians' ?
There are no others mentioned in this story before the "fire department" & "emergency medical technicians" arrival: than the off-duty nurse & her husband, and the jogger who suffered the heart attack.

I am not trying to be pro-FD or CSFA in this. I'm only trying to find consistency in this report.. Been it that one called the FD on Me in my pasttimes, as it has happened: I'm happy that I have said that I know how to handle my own self. (once being transported into the hospital: that's a 3-hour stay; that's like jail.)

A registered nurse is the best luck to receive, so to eliminate the need the further call of others. As I have received such experience.

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Javajoe25 May 30, 2013 @ 11:20 p.m.

I couldn't have said it better myself.

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viewer June 1, 2013 @ 3:06 p.m.

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