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The Patient's Guide to Medical Emergencies

THE PATIENT'S GUIDE to Medical Emergencies OStroke SYMPTOMS Drooping on one side of face Weakness in Blurred vision one arm Slurred speech Plan of Action Call 911/Go to ER Act quickly to save brain tissue 2 Heart Attack SYMPTOMS Chest pain Stiffness in left Nausea arm or shoulder Shortness of breath Plan of Action Call 911/Go to ER Take one 325 mg aspirin Act quickly to save heart tissue 3 Prescription Drug Overdose SYMPTOMS Nausea or Unconsciousness, Shortness vomiting fainting, or drowsiness of breath Seizure Plan of Action Call 911/Go to ER Keep airways clear of obstructions Bring overused medication to ER 4 Burns SYMPTOMS Pain at site Blistering or peeling Redness Plan of Action Run cool water over burn-do not use ice Take over-the-counter pain medications Go to ER if skin blisters, burn is on face, or pain is intense Infographic provided by: Memorial Emergency Center MEMORIAL EMERGENCY CENTER Sources: burns.htm tion-drug-abuse/basics/symptoms/CON-20032471

The Patient's Guide to Medical Emergencies

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Fast action during a medical emergency can save someone’s life. This infographic helps someone spot the signs of stroke, heart attack, prescription drug overdose, and burns to encourage fast respons...


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