WIFE SUP­PORT

Hubby saved af­ter her des­per­ate plea

Daily Star - - News - By NADEEM BADSHAH nadeem.badshah@dai­lystar.co.uk

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A MAN who “died” for 68 min­utes was saved af­ter his wife begged paramedics to try “one more time”.

Sue Davies was told her hus­band Chris Hickey, 63, was dead at their home af­ter his heart stopped when he col­lapsed in the bath­room.

But the 62-year-old, who per­formed CPR on her hus­band af­ter read­ing about emer­gency re­sponse the night be­fore, asked medics to try again and they brought back a pulse.

Chris, of Chel­tenham, has now made a full re­cov­ery.

He said: “There must be around 50 peo­ple who helped save my life, but right at the top of the pyra­mid is my wife.

“It’s im­pos­si­ble to ex­press my love in words.”

He added: “Nor­mally they say you do re­sus­ci­ta­tion for 15 to 20 min­utes and three de­fib­ril­la­tion at­tempts.

“I was 68 min­utes and 12 dif­fer­ent shocks.

“I should be dead – there is no ques­tion about it.”

Sue, who had read about car­diac ar­rest pro­ce­dures in a magazine ar­ti­cle, said: “There’s no magic to it – you just have to do it.”

SO GRATE­FUL: Chris, 63

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