CARDIOLOGY - HEART ATTACK TUTORIAL 6 – STEPS IN PREPARING FOR AN AMBULANCE

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HEART ATTACK TUTORIAL 6 – STEPS IN PREPARING FOR AN AMBULANCE
What you should do when a heart attack strikes (continued). If a heart attack strikes you, there are 6 vital steps you should take in preparing for the ambulance.

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CARDIOLOGY - HEART ATTACK TUTORIAL 6 – STEPS IN PREPARING FOR AN AMBULANCE

  1. 1. HEART ATTACK TUTORIAL 6 Preparing for an Ambulance
  2. 2. Illustrated STEP-BY-STEP Guides to Heart Attacks
  3. 3. <ul><li>ROBIN BEHAR </li></ul><ul><li>Host </li></ul><ul><li>Narrator </li></ul><ul><li>Author </li></ul><ul><li>Producer </li></ul>
  4. 4. Edited by <ul><li>DR. MAGDI SAMI </li></ul><ul><li>MD, FRCP(C), FACC, FAHA </li></ul><ul><li>Professor of Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>McGILL UNIVERSITY </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Cardiologist MUHC </li></ul><ul><li>Director Pacemaker </li></ul><ul><li>& Arrhythmia Unit </li></ul><ul><li>ROYAL VICTORIA HOSPITAL </li></ul>
  5. 5. IF YOU SUSPECT YOU’RE GETTING ANY KIND OF HEART ATTACK WHAT SHOULD YOU DO ?
  6. 6. HEART ATTACK ILLUSTRATED PRESENTATIONS What to do
  7. 7. If you suspect that YOU’RE GETTING a HEART ATTACK…
  8. 8. DO THIS
  9. 9. STEP 1 RECOGNIZE & ACCEPT the fact you’re possibly getting a heart attack
  10. 10. STEP 2 OPEN THE FRONT DOOR if you live alone
  11. 11. STEP 3 CALL 911 immediately!
  12. 12. STEP 4 TELL 911 Your name Your street name Your house/building number Your apartment number REPEAT
  13. 13. WHY REPEAT? <ul><li>Just to make sure that the </li></ul><ul><li>AMBULANCE </li></ul><ul><li>does not go to the </li></ul><ul><li>WRONG HOUSE. </li></ul><ul><li>It happens!!! </li></ul>
  14. 14. STEP 5 CHEW 2 ASPIRINS Swallow with water
  15. 15. WHY? Because ASPIRIN is a blood thinner
  16. 16. STEP 6 LIE DOWN
  17. 17. WHY? In case you LOSE CONSCIOUSNESS
  18. 18. Should you DRIVE yourself to the HOSPITAL?
  19. 19. <ul><li>NO </li></ul><ul><li>NO </li></ul><ul><li>NO! </li></ul>
  20. 20. WHY ? ? ?
  21. 21. BECAUSE … <ul><li>DRIVING YOU to the </li></ul><ul><li>HOSPITAL </li></ul><ul><li>is the </li></ul><ul><li>PARAMEDIC’S </li></ul><ul><li>JOB </li></ul><ul><li>Not yours! </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>PARAMEDICS </li></ul><ul><li>are </li></ul><ul><li>TRAINED </li></ul><ul><li>to </li></ul><ul><li>HELP & DRIVE </li></ul><ul><li>in EMERGENCIES </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>DRIVING IS DANGEROUS! </li></ul><ul><li>HEART ATTACK VICTIMS </li></ul><ul><li>are </li></ul><ul><li>NOT WELL ENOUGH </li></ul><ul><li>to </li></ul><ul><li>DRIVE </li></ul>
  24. 24. SUMMARY Recognize and accept the fact you may be getting a heart attack.
  25. 25. SUMMARY Prepare for the paramedics.
  26. 26. SUMMARY Don’t drive yourself to the hospital
  27. 27. HOW ABOUT CPR?
  28. 28. CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION can be a LIFESAVER if…
  29. 29. FIND OUT IN TUTORIAL 7
  30. 30. THANK YOU For Watching TUTORIAL 6
  31. 31. REPEAT VIEWING Highly Recommended
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  36. 36. <ul><li>ROBIN BEHAR </li></ul><ul><li>Host </li></ul><ul><li>Narrator </li></ul><ul><li>Author </li></ul><ul><li>Producer </li></ul>
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