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Myocardial infarction (heart attack) occupies a leading position among causes of mortality in the world.

Every year, about 735,000 Americans have a heart attack. Every 43 seconds, someone in the United States has myocardial infarction.

Many people have experienced a heart attack warning signs showed few hours, days or even weeks in advance.

Most important symptoms of myocardial infarction are:

Chest pain;

Dizziness;

Frequent short breaths;

Sweating;

Fast or irregular heartbeat;

Nausea or vomiting.

Immediate consequences of infarction:

Ventricular arrhythmia.

Cardiogenic shock.

Acute pulmonary edema

Myocardial rupture.

What to do if someone could have a heart attack:

Call emergency medical service;

Urges the person to rest, to sit and stay calm;

Ask the person what medicine it was prescribed by the doctor and help him/her to take a dose;

If the person is in danger make him cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR): mouth to mouth breathing and chest compression.

It is always useful to be prepared to save a life by knowing tested procedures for dangerous situations.

See more about lifesaving procedures on our youtube channel.

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