n Emergency Services SA - Cardiac patient rescued as holiday takes unexpected turn : fire escape

Volume 24, Issue 3
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Extracted from text ... Fire escape Cardiac patient rescued as holiday takes unexpected turn It was Monday, 31 March 2003. "I could see it was over. There was no pulse and he wasn't breathing." Louise van der Merwe recalls the night she would rather forget when her husband Johann suffered a heart attack during their fishing holiday in an isolated part of Mocambique. Louise had become increasingly worried about her husband during their stay. She believed he was not able to manage the boat alone, and called her son in Witbank to join them. "We had planned to leave the next morning, but ..

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