Emergency Cardiac Care and the Golden Hour
In primary and secondary care, clot thinner medicines are generally administered to people suffering a heart attack or heart attack-like symptoms. In today's technologically advanced world, the cardiac emergency care for an acute heart attack is centered around primary angioplasty, involving balloons and stents, to clear the blockage in the heart vessels and restore oxygen as early as possible, ideally within the first 6 hours.
Kauvery Hospitals do their utmost to promote patient awareness by wide dissemination of information on how to recognise heart attack symptoms.
We emphasise recognising the symptoms of a heart attack early which will help the patient and his/her family members reach out to Kauvery Hospitals in time.
An ECG is the first confirmatory test for a heart attack. Kauvery Hospital’s ambulances are capable of telemetry: that is, an ECG can be captured and transmitted to our Emergency Room doctors and to a cardiologist even as the patient is in transit.
Upon arrival at the hospital, a repeat ECG is taken followed by a blood test, while the patient is moved to a cardiac catherisation laboratory. This is followed by the angioplasty procedure.
To know how Kauvery Hospital can help you and your family during a cardiac emergency and what you must do on your part, please reach out to us on the given number.