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Angina pectoris is a common symptom of coronary heart disease, more common in people over the age of 40, the elderly. Angina often occurs in the tired, full meal, cold and emotional, if the sudden onset of angina in the elderly, but also far away from the hospital, how can we alleviate the pain of the elderly? The following describes several on-site first aid measures angina pectoris, hoping to have friends at home with coronary heart disease to help.

Clinical manifestations of angina occur suddenly after the sternum is not clear boring pain, pain or crush squeeze pressure, pain to the right shoulder, middle finger, ring finger and little finger radiation. Patients consciously flustered, suffocated, sometimes accompanied by the feeling of dying. Each episode lasted 1 to 5 minutes, rarely more than 15 minutes. Atypical angina performance varied, and sometimes only upper abdominal pain, toothache or neck pain.

1, immediately let the patient stop all activities, sit down or bed rest. Sublingual nitroglycerin tablets, 1 to 2 minutes that can relieve pain, and continued for half an hour; or containing Xiao Xiao Tong 1 to 2 tablets, 5 minutes worked, sustained effect 2 hours, but also nitrite can be placed on the handkerchief Crushed smell within 10 to 15 seconds to work. However, headache, headache, redness, fever, side effects, hypertensive heart disease patients hanged.
2, if there is no rescue medicine, but also refers to the pinch Neiguan (forearm palmar stripes on the 2-inch, between the two tendons) or oppression arm pain sites, can also play a first aid role.
3, rest for a moment, until the pain relief and then sent to the hospital for examination.

Source: AEM Editorial Office