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Wireless Defibrillator Helps Save Oregon Man’s Life

Tualatin Valley has 46 wireless defibrillators in service

Tuesday, September 10, 2013


TUALATIN, Ore. (KOIN) — On May 5, Bob Archer took his dog for a walk in his Tualatin neighborhood. While he was on his walk he suffered a heart attack. He called 911 for an ambulance, and the first responders from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue used a wireless cardiac monitor that helped save his life.

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