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Cincinnati Zoo Worker Saves Visitor with Philips HeartStart OnSite AED

Post by Becky Becker

In May, 2011 Terry Huffman, age 55 was a chaperone for his 9 year old nephew’s class on a trip to the Cincinnati Zoo when he suffered a major cardiac arrest.  As “luck” would have it, he was the fortunate recipient of a zoo employees’ Red Cross training, quick thinking response and the availability of a Philips HeartStart OnSite AED.  Sara Benjamin, the Zoo’s security operations supervisor had previously completed the Red Cross CPR and AED training as a requirement for her job.  She was in her office when she received the call that someone had collapsed.

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