Early Heart Attack Care

by Delilah Newton | Feb 16, 2021

Early Heart Attack Care education teaches you to recognize the early signs and symptoms of a heart attack. We want you to become an active bystander so you can save a life - even if it’s your own.

Prevent a Heart Attack

Did you Know?

  • Like other diseases, heart attacks have early signs & symptoms. 
  • THESE “BEGINNINGS” MAY OCCUR IN 50% OF PATIENTS. 
  • If recognized, people can be treated before heart damage occurs. 

Heart Attacks Have Beginnings

  • Feeling of fullness
  • Pain that travels down one or both arms
  • Jaw pain
  • Excessive fatigue
  • Anxiety
  • Chest pressure, squeezing, aching, or burning
  • Back pain
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath

Save a Life

  • If someone collapses, call 9-1-1!
  • Perform Hands-Only CPR.
  • Find and deploy an AED (Automated External Defibrillator).

SURVIVE. DON’T DRIVE. CALL 9-1-1

Source: American College of Cardiology

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