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Know Your Emergencies

KNOW YOUR E MERGENCIES WHEN TO CALL 911 20% of emergency room visits in 2012 were due to neurological and circulatory issues, includingstroke and heart attack ER. SIGNS OF A STROKE Remember FAST! FACE Does the person's smile droop to one side? ARMS Does one arm drift downward when they are both raised? SPEECH Is the person's speech abnormal or slurred? TIME Call 911 immediately if these symptoms are present to help prevent permanent damage MENORAH MEDICAL CENTER IS A CERTIFIED STROKE CARE CENTER • 3 minutes = average arrival to triage time SIGNS OF A HEART ATTACK SHORTNESS OF BREATH · Especially when unrelated to exertion level • May occur with chest pain CHEST PAIN • Recurring discomfort in center of chest • May feel like squeezing, pressure, or pain PAIN IN OTHER AREAS • Pain in one or both arms • Pain in back, neck, jaw, or stomach OTHER SIGNS · Cold sweat with nausea • Dizziness or lightheadedness MENORAH MEDICAL CENTER IS AN ACCREDITED CHEST PAIN CENTER 38% of emergency room visitors are over age 65 66 70 average age of first heart average age of first heart attack for women attack for men OTHER REASONS TO CALL 911 Bleeding that won't stop Broken bones with visible wounds Choking Drug overdose Heat stroke WHEN IN DOUBT, CALL 911! Provided by: Menorah MEDICAL CENTER HCA Midwest tALTH SYSTIM Sources: 05346_SubHomePage.jsp

Know Your Emergencies

shared by BrittSE on Sep 17
Chest pain, shortness of breath, cold sweats, and nausea could all be signs of a heart attack. This infographic from Menorah Medical Center in Kansas City shows how to spot the symptoms of common medi...


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