…..affected vessels. The pain will generally subside. There are two critical indicators to look for when working with people known to have angina.
1. Following the administration of their medication, the person’s pain is not relieved after 15 minutes.
2. The person with angina tells you the pain they are suffering is different to normal.
In both cases, call for medical assistance. Angina can lead to a heart attack. If in doubt, call them out!
Tomorrow we will have our last look at heart attack….
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