An SAF NSman suffered a cardiac arrest during reservist training yesterday and is in intensive care, says MINDEF
A Singapore Armed Forces NSman on reservist suffered a cardiac arrest during training yesterday.
The Ministry of Defence said in a statement that Operationally-Ready National Serviceman, Lance Corporal or LCP Chew Koh Leong suffered a cardiac arrest yesterday at 7.25pm while performing his IPPT Preparatory Training in Maju Camp.
The TODAY newspaper reported that 32 year old LCP Chew had no known prior history of heart disease.
The ministry said LCP Chew was successfully resuscitated by an SAF medical doctor and medic and sent to the National University Hospital at 7.55 pm.
He is being treated in the intensive care unit and the cause of his cardiac arrest is being investigated by NUH specialists.
It added that the SAF is providing assistance to LCP Chew's family.
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