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A method of treating coronary prone patients when heart attack symptoms occur before qualified direct contact personal care can be administered to the patient which comprises providing each of a multiplicity of coronary prone patients with (1) a plurality of separate medicaments in self-administering form and (2) a device operable when disposed in operative relation to a patient to provide auditory signals indicative of the existing heart beat conditions of the patient, establishing communication by telephone between the patients experiencing heart attack symptoms and a source capable of making a qualified response based upon the existing heart beat conditions of the patient as to the medicament which will be effective when administered, disposing the device in operative relation with the patient and communicating the signals to the qualified source by means of the communication, communicating by means of the communication a qualified response from the source an indicated medicament which should be administered based upon the existing heart beat conditions of the patient communicated to the source and administering said indicated medicament to said patient at a time prior to qualified direct contact personal care for the patient, the qualified source preferably includes a plurality of individuals available at all times at specific telephones having medical records of the patients immediately available, including standing orders of each patient's doctor, equipment for converting the auditory signals communicated to conventional oscilloscope pictures and electrocardiograms and outgoing telephones for notifying the patient's doctor and next-of-kin and for dispatching an ambulance to the patient.

Method of treating heart attack patients prior to the establishment of qualified direct contact personal care
Application Number
Publication Number
Application Date
July 15, 1974
Publication Date
January 25, 1977
Stanley J Sarnoff
Cushman Darby & Cushman
Survival Technology
A61B 5/04
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