Doc Mayhew talks day he 'should have died'
Wednesday, 14 December 2016
By Nicole Barratt. The New Zealand Herald.
Warriors doctor John Mayhew has spoken out about the day he "should have died", and is pushing for easier access to defibrillators in New Zealand.
In April, the 60-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest after completing a Crossfit gym workout.
"Obviously in my medical career I've been involved in a lot of cardiac arrests, and I never expected to be personally involved as the patient."
Mayhew said fortunately an off-duty police officer was at the gym at the time of the incident, and started cardiac massage while someone got a defibrillator...read more
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