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Heart Attack

Each year almost 800,000 Americans have a heart attack. A heart attack happens when blood flow to the heart suddenly becomes blocked. Without the blood coming in, the heart can't get oxygen. If not treated quickly, the heart muscle begins to die. But if you do get quick treatment, you may be able to prevent or limit damage to the heart muscle. That's why it's important to know the symptoms of a heart attack and call 911 if you or someone else is having them. You should call, even if you are not sure that it is a heart attack.

The most common symptoms in men and women are:

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  1. Heart Attack (National Library of Medicine)  
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  4. ... heart attack is called an ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). These drugs should be given as soon ... Bohula EA, Morrow DA. ST-elevation myocardial infarction: ... eds. Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular ...
  5. Bohula EA, Morrow DA. ST-elevation myocardial infarction: management. In: Libby P, Bonow RO, Mann DL, Tomaselli GF, Bhatt DL, Solomon SD, eds. Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular ...
  6. ... chap 62. Bohula EA, Morrow DA. ST-elevation myocardial infarction: management. In: Libby P, Bonow RO, Mann DL, ... AHA guideline for the management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction: executive summary: a report of the American College ...
  7. ... gov/25260718/ . Bohula EA, Morrow DA. ST-elevation myocardial infarction: management. In: Libby P, Bonow RO, Mann DL, ... AHA guideline for the management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction: executive summary: a report of the American College ...
  8. ... AHA guideline for the management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a report of the American College of Cardiology ...
  9. ... AHA guideline for the management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction: executive summary: a report of the American College ...
  10. ... be seen through ECG wave tracings following a heart attack: Hyperacute phase begins immediately after a heart attack. Fully evolved phase starts a few hours to ...
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