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Health care practitioners have long understood the importance of "door to balloon” time for heart attack patients—the faster they can get the patient from the door of the hospital to a catheterization lab to open a clogged artery, the better the patient will do.
Helicopter emergency medical services can be a life saver for patients needing immediate care, but, according to a University of Cincinnati study, the process of activating them often delays treatment beyond recommended times.
When seizures strike, the most immediate goal for caregivers is to get appropriate medication to the patient as quickly as possible to stop the seizing activity.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.