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If someone gets a heart attack and he is all alone at home, what can he do himself ?

Suppose if someone gets a heart attack and he is all alone at home ,phone is not reachable.what's the best first aid he could do by himself ?
Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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Yell for help and hope that someone hears you; there is no first aid that you can give yourself besides taking aspirin and calling the ambulance. A heart attack doesn't immediately kill you unless the heart goes into cardiac arrest, you will have ample time to reach a phone before that time.
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