Weekly First-aid Topic: What can we do to cope with sudden myocardial infarction?
From:Beijing Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning


In addition to dialing 120, what can we do save people around us with sudden myocardial infarction? Today, we are going to share some advice with you on what can we do with a sudden MI?

You should pay attention to the symptoms, such as sudden, severe and persistent crushing pain in regiones pectoris anterior, pain in left upper extremity and left shoulder back. Some of the pain occurs in the upper abdomen, neck, jaw, throat and teeth. Symptoms like nausea, vomiting, abdominal distension, arrhythmia, urorrhagia, and sweating may occur, too.

What can we do?

1. Let the patient lie down immediately. Remove the pillow, relax the weasand, and dial 120. 2. Arrange a person to answer the emergency call to ensure smooth communication and prepare to guide the arrival of the ambulance. 3. do not let the patient with heart attack move or go to the toilet. 4. Prepare bank card, medical insurance card and ID card for medical use. 5. Clarify the condition of the patient with the emergency doctor on the most critical symptoms. 6. Follow the 120 doctors and send the patient to a nearby hospital where treatment is available. 7. Make up your mind quickly to sign up. Do not hesitate or delay the treatment. Do not be afraid to take responsibility. 8. Learn first aid knowledge to reduce accidental injury.