What is First Aid to Heart Attack Patient ?
Have the person sit down, rest, and try to keep calm.
Loosen any tight clothing.
Ask if the person takes any chest pain medication for a known heart condition.
Help the person take the medication (usually nitroglycerin, which is placed under the tongue).
If the pain does not go away promptly with rest or within 3 minutes of taking nitroglycerin, call for emergency medical help.
If the person is unconscious and unresponsive, call 911 (or your local emergency number), then begin CPR.
If an infant or child is unconscious and unresponsive, perform 1 minute of CPR, then call 911.
Do NOT leave the person alone except to call for help, if necessary. ...more
Only 4th aid is to cough vigorously till you reach a doctor
Perhaps, most importantly, potential rescuers should understand that over-reacting to an apparent heart attack is far preferable than under-reacting, since the sooner victims arrive at a hospital, the higher their odds of survival. At the first sign of something amiss, a bystander should immediately call 911 and request emergency aid or quickly dispatch another person to do so.
The next essential step is to be aware of heart attack symptoms and possible responses while awaiting professional help. With heart disease as Americas number one killer, and 250,000 people dying each year from sudden cardiac arrest, its impossible to overstate the importance of preparing for such an unexpected, cataclysmic event, even ...more