Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack
2.Pain, spreading to the jaw, neck, shoulders or arm
3.Shortness of breath
6.Indigestion or gas-like pain
8.Unexplained weakness or fatigue
9.Discomfort or pain between the shoulder blades
10.Sense of impending doom
Calling 911 triggers a special response team at Silver Cross. If the emergency personnel determine that you are having a heart attack, a code STEMI is initiated. This code will notify a cardiologist and specially trained nurses and technologists to take care of you with state of the art equipment and treatments. Every second counts when it comes to your heart and at Silver Cross we exceed the national average for treating heart attack patients by almost 30 minutes!