Responders Save 14-Year-Old Boy in Cardiac Arrest in Huntington Station

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By Paige McAtee (Patch Staff) – September 6, 2016 7:00 am ET

First responders were able to revive a 14-year-old boy who was suffering from cardiac arrest Monday morning in Huntington Station.

Members of Huntington Community First Aid Squad were called to an East 3rd Street home for a report of a child in seizures at 9:35 a.m. They arrived to the scene to find the boy in full cardiac arrest.

Responders began manual CPR and applied LUCAS, which is a system that provides standardized chest compressions. Responders established an IV, gave the boy three shocks and the Advanced Life Support provider on the scene administered meds ordered by Suffolk County Medical Control.

The boy was transported to Huntington Hospital. He had a normal blood pressure, normal heart rhythm and a normal oxygen level upon arrival in the ER, HCFAS says.

The boy was then airlifted by Medivac to Cohen’s Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park for further treatment.

Image via HCFAS: (l-r) Richard Stone, Sharyn Cullen-Kutcher, Richard Rudolph, Anthony Cambareri and Robert Biersack