Chicago nurse saves man's life at gym

A Chicago nurse jumped into action June 13 when a man working out near her at a gym suffered a heart attack June 13, according to WGN 9.

Krista Ryan, a nurse working in the heart attack unit at Chicago-based Advocate Christ Hospital, was working out on a treadmill two away from 66-year-old Hank Gnaidek, when he hit the ground and didn't get up. Ms. Ryan discovered he didn't have a pulse  and started chest compressions.

With the help of two other gym members and the gym's defibrillator machine, Mr. Gnaidek received two shocks, bringing him back to consciousness.

Mr. Gnaidek was then taken to a hospital, surviving the heart attack without any permanent damage to his organs or brain.

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