Patient Information Sheets: Heart Attack

Updated:May 1,2012
Patient information sheets related to Heart Attack. Answers by Heart

What is a Heart Attack?

Some heart attacks are sudden and intense. But most start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. This information sheet provides answers to the following questions:

 

  • What causes a heart attack?
  • How can I recover?
  • How can I avoid a heart attack?

 

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What Is a Heart Attack? (Adobe PDF, File Size 126.0 KB)

How Will I Recover from My Heart Attack?

This information sheet provides the answers to the following questions regarding recovering from a heart attack:

 

  • Are my feelings normal?
  • How will my family feel?
  • What changes should I make?
  • What about sex?
  • When can I go back to work?

 

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How Will I Recover From My Heart Attack? Adobe PDF, File Size 115.0 KB

What are the Warning Signs of Heart Attack?

This information sheet discusses the signs and symptoms of a heart attack and answers the following questions:

 

  • What should I do if I suspect a heart attack?
  • What else can I do?
  • Why don't people act fast enough?
  • How can I help to avoid a heart attack?

 

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What Are the Warning Signs of Heart Attack? Adobe PDF, File Size 185.0 KB

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