Tampa, FL: Woman with heart attack dies after using medical appliance
A Florida woman has died after using a medical appliance to treat her heart attack.
According to WTSP-TV, Katherine Johnson had an emergency surgery Sunday after her doctor found she had a blocked artery in her heart.
The doctor told Johnson the medication she was taking could help, but Johnson refused.
Instead, Johnson took her medical appliance and began to use it to treat the blockage.
Johnson’s heart rate began to slow and she passed out.
She died about an hour later.