Woman Survives 26 Minutes of Cardiac Arrest

Arizona woman emerged without brain damage after period in which her heart could not function on its own.
0:39 | 05/09/14

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-- in Scottsdale Arizona are calling the survival of one patient an -- miracle. Debbie -- shocked them by waking up after she was clinically dead for 26. Minutes. She had suffered a heart attack at work a co worker -- perform CPR to trying get her breathing again but after writing at the hospital a veteran ER doctor. Declared her clinically dead. And actually came on gave her family the grim news -- somehow -- -- science she woke up nearly half an hour later without any brain damage and doctors say. That's CPR -- co worker performs clearly played a crucial role.

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