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Heart Attack! First Aid Quiz

If you’re experiencing “chest pressure” or “chest pain”, aspirin is the BEST form of first aid. But all aspirins are not alike nor are all methods of taking aspirin alike. 649 kata lagi


When a Heart Attack is Silent

My dad had a heart attack.  Big deal, right?  He’s 65, he has Type 2 Diabetes, and he’s retired – so basically, it was time.  Myocardial Infarctions – all the aging men are having them.   1.680 kata lagi

β blockers and mortality after myocardial infarction in patients without heart failure: multicentre prospective cohort study

Objective To assess the association between early and prolonged β blocker treatment and mortality after acute myocardial infarction.

Design Multicentre prospective cohort study.

Setting Nationwide French registry of Acute ST- and non-ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction (FAST-MI) (at 223 centres) at the end of 2005. 214 kata lagi

Cohort Study


Mr. Smith was lifting a heavy piece of furniture when he experienced crushing pain in his chest, began sweating heavily, and was nauseated. His wife drove him to the hospital, where he was diagnosed with a myocardial infarction (MI, also called a heart attack) and given intravenous drugs to dissolve a clot that was obstructing a major coronary artery. 130 kata lagi

Academic Writing

Heart Attack & Cardiac Arrest; Understanding the Difference

Heart attack. Cardiac arrest.

The media regularly confuse the two terms, but they represent distinctly different problems. In some news articles I have even seen authors use them interchangeably from one sentence to another! 1.093 kata lagi

Time to halt the overprescribing of proton pump inhibitors

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are among the most frequently prescribed drugs globally. Although they are cost effective when used appropriately, studies show they are prescribed without a clear indication in up to 70% of cases. 3.024 kata lagi


From Vanderbilt: "Going after the heart attack Gremlin"

Vanderbilt University

Sep. 8, 2016
Sanjay Mishra

Myocardial infarction (MI) or heart attack is the major cause of death in men and women in the United States. 178 kata lagi

Applied Research & Technology