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Re: [infoguys-list] Fw: Serious but Helpful note

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  • James L. Williams
    When I cough, should I turn my head to the left or right (just like at the doctor s office)?
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 4, 2000
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      When I cough, should I turn my head to the left or right (just like at the
      doctor's office)?
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      At 08:15 PM 7/30/2000 +0100, you wrote:
      >For all those PI's operating under stress, a note worth remembering??
      >
      >
      >Kind regards
      >
      >Ian (D. Withers)
      >Priority Investigations Agencies
      >Head Office - Belfast NI.
      >
      >
      >> Priority Investigations Agencies
      >> From:- Head Office - Belfast NI.
      >>
      >>
      >> ----- Original Message -----
      >>
      >> To: PRIORITY INVESTIGATIONS AGENCIES <hq@...>
      >>
      >> Sent: Sunday, July 30, 2000 6:23 PM
      >>
      >> Subject: Fw: Serious but Helpful note
      >>
      >>
      >> HOW TO SURVIVE A HEART ATTACK WHEN ALONE
      >>
      >> (Since many people are alone when they suffer a heart
      >> attack, this article seemed in order.)
      >>
      >> Without help, the person whose heart stops beating
      >> properly and who begins to feel faint, has only about
      >> 10 seconds left before losing consciousness.
      >>
      >> However, these victims can help themselves by coughing
      >> repeatedly, and very vigorously.
      >>
      >> A deep breath should be taken before each
      >> cough, and the cough must be deep and prolonged, as
      >> when producing sputum from deep inside the chest.
      >>
      >> A breath and a cough must be repeated about every two
      >> seconds without let up until help arrives, or until the
      >> heart is felt to be beating normally again.
      >>
      >> Deep breaths get oxygen into the lungs and coughing
      >> movements squeeze the heart and keep the blood
      >> circulating. The squeezing pressure on the heart also
      >> helps it regain normal rhythm.
      >>
      >> In this way, heart attack victims can get to a phone and, between
      >breaths,
      >> call for help.
      >>
      >> Tell as many other people as possible about this, it could save their
      >lives!
      >>
      >> From "Health Cares",
      >> Rochester General Hospital
      >> New York.
      >>
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