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Rules for Preventing Heart Attack Deaths
Dr KK Aggarwal | 21 Oct 2012

Heart attack deaths can be prevented said Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal President Heart Care Foundation of India and MTNL Perfect Health Mela.

Heart attack deaths can be prevented said Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal President Heart Care Foundation of India and MTNL Perfect Health Mela.

1.      Rule of 30 seconds: Chest pain, burning, discomfort, heaviness in the center of the chest lasting for over 30 seconds and not localized to a point unless proved otherwise is a heart pain.

2.       Rule of pinpointing finger: Any chest pain which can be pinpointed by a finger is not a heart pain.


3.      Rule of 40: First-onset acidity or first-onset asthma after the age of 40, rule out heart attack or heart asthma first

4.                Rule of 300:  Chew a tablet of water-soluble 300 mg aspirin and take 300 mg clopidogrel tablet at the onset of cardiac chest pain. You will not die.


5.      Rule of 10:   Within 10 minute of death for the next 10 minutes do effective chest compression with a speed of (10 x10) 100 per minute. Most people can be saved.


6.      Rule of 180: Reach hospital within 180 minutes in heart attack to receive clot dissolving angioplasty or clot dissolving drugs.