Sudden Collapse. Critical Decision.

And the Procedure that Saved his Life.

The Story of Leo Dufault

It was a normal day for Leo. But in an instant, his heart failed, pulse stopped, and his skull split open as he hit the floor. A quick decision to go to Palm Bay Hospital and an organ preserving “bed of ice” meant the difference between life and death.

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About Palm Bay Hospital

Palm Bay Hospital (PBH) is a 152-bed not-for-profit hospital that offers the residents of Palm Bay and neighboring communities convenient access to health care.

We offer a full spectrum of healthcare services, including cardiopulmonary, surgery, rehabilitation, intensive care, emergency, and endoscopy.

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