Giving a further boost to Fortis Hospital Mohali’s mission to rapidly spread public awareness about hands-only CRP to save lives of cardiac arrest patients in an emergency situation, hundreds of its employees today participated in a path-breaking 12-hour CPR Relay in the hospital IPD Lobby. They were joined in learning the art of CPR by enthusiastic attendants of patients admitted to the hospital.
Close to 400 participants, from COO of Fortis Healthcare, to top doctors, nurses, administrative and support staff, performed this feat as part of an event titled ‘Life Is a Relay’. The relay started at 9 am and lasted till 9 pm, with each person performing hands-only CPR on a mannequin for 2 minutes each. The doctors who participated in the relay included Dr TS Mahant (Executive Director, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery), Dr HK Bali (Director Cardiology), Dr Ambuj Choudhary (Addl Director, CTVS), Dr R Muralidharan (Senior Consultant, Endocrinology), Dr AK Mandal (Head - Critical Care), Dr Ramesh K Sen (Director Joint Replacement), Dr Arvind Sahni (Director Gastroenterology), Dr Arun Kochar (Senior Consultant, Cardiology), Dr Rajat Sharma (Cardiac Electrophysiologist), Dr RK Behl (Head ER), Gynae-obs team (Dr Swapna Misra, Dr Sarla Malhotra, Dr Ritambhra Bhalla, Dr Preeti Jindal, Dr Suneet Tayal, Dr Rashmi Garg), Dr Atul S Joshi (Senior Consultant - General Surgery), and many other clinicians.