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What can you do for someone who is having a heart attack before the ambulance gets there?

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Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Rest + aspirin

Try to keep them calm- have them lie down.
If you have an aspirin, have them chew and swallow it as Aspirin is probably the single most effective way to treat a heart attack and is very safe.

In brief: Rest + aspirin

Try to keep them calm- have them lie down.
If you have an aspirin, have them chew and swallow it as Aspirin is probably the single most effective way to treat a heart attack and is very safe.
Dr. Luke Hermann
Dr. Luke Hermann
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Dr. Frank Mayo
asa and rest plus calling 911 . make sure pt is on a firm surface in case cpr neede
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Give them an aspirin

Have then chew a full dose of aspirin, have them lay down, and keep calm.

In brief: Give them an aspirin

Have then chew a full dose of aspirin, have them lay down, and keep calm.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: CPR

Have a defibrillator at your house.
Quite affordable by now. And computer guided.

In brief: CPR

Have a defibrillator at your house.
Quite affordable by now. And computer guided.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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