The average person waits 3 hours before seeking help for symptoms of a heart attack. Many heart attack victims die before they reach a hospital. The sooner someone gets to the emergency room, the better the chance of survival. Prompt medical treatment also reduces the amount of damage done to the heart following an attack.
First aid - heart attack; First aid - cardiopulmonary arrest; First aid - cardiac arrest
A study published in the November 20, 2007, issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, indicates that people... Read more »