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My Heart Attack Survival Plan

Your Choice for Change - Honoring the Gift of Heart Health for American Indians

Section Two - Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs!

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Follow the steps below to be prepared for a possible heart attack:

_____ Learn the heart attack warning signs.

_____ Think about what to do in case of a heart attack.

_____ Talk with family and friends about the heart attack warning signs and the importance of calling 9–1–1 (or other local emergency number).

_____ Talk to the doctor about my risk for a heart attack.

_____ Talk to the doctor about what to do if I experience any of the heart attack warning signs.

_____ Fill out the "My Emergency Card" and share it with my family.

Do it for yourself; do it for your family.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Service
National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
NIH Publication No. 08-6340
June 2008

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