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Know the Heart Attack Symptoms and 5 Ways to Prevent It

Do You Know How To Handle A Heart Attack - CPR SELECT

A heart attack is a life-threatening medical emergency that most people worry about in their lifetime. It can be fatal if not treated immediately. A heart attack might damage heart tissue that the remaining heart muscle can’t pump enough blood out of your heart. However, quick action will give the treatment the best chance of … Read more

CPR During Covid: Effects on Heart and Role of CPR

Effect of COVID-19 on Heart and Role of CPR

Covid-19 also known as the newly discovered Coronavirus, is an infectious disease. Know what is the role of CPR during covid -19 in this article

People infected with the virus will experience severe to mild symptoms. A large population of those infected do not require specialized treatment. People at a higher risk of developing severe Covid 19 symptoms are those with underlying conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and severe respiratory problems. The disease spreads through droplets from saliva and coughing. The best way to protect yourself and loved ones is by acquiring as much knowledge as you can about the disease.

Most people infected with Covid 19 don’t show any symptoms, commonly referred to asymptomatic. The most common symptoms are: dry cough, fever and tiredness. Other symptoms include aches and pains, sore throat, headache, conjunctivitis, diarrhoea and a rash on skin, or discoloration of fingers or toes. Persons with severe system have difficulty moving, chest pain or pressure and shortness of breath or difficult breathing. It takes an infected person between five and fourteen days to show symptoms.

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8 Common Symptoms of Heart Attack In Women [Infographic]

Symptoms of Heart Attack In Women Infographic

Heart attack most often occurs as a result of coronary artery disease. It is a serious life threatening emergency caused by a disruption in the blood flow to the heart muscle. In fact, heart failure is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. Symptoms can vary from person to person – … Read more

How To Recognize Heart Attack Symptoms In Women

How To Recognize Heart Attack Symptoms In Women- CPR SELECT

When we hear about a heart attack, a vivid image comes to mind where the victim cries out in agony while they clutch their chest and left arm before collapsing to the ground. Did you know that, in many cases, a heart attack looks nothing like this? In fact, the victim of a heart attack often does not even know that they’re having one, especially in women.

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Breaking Ribs During CPR and Other Side Effects

Breaking Ribs During CPR

Did you know that performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on a cardiac arrest victim can double or even triple their chance of survival? When a person goes into cardiac arrest, the heart stops beating. CPR keeps the blood and oxygen pumping to the body’s major organs until an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) or emergency medical staff can … Read more