Indian News Service 2013-09-13 14:54:00
Speaking on the occassion,Dr.Vivek Javali, Chief Cardiothoracic
surgeon,said,’ Heart diseases account for over 80% of deaths in India. Almost 50% of these deaths are due to dearth of immediate care within the first hour of cardiac emergency.Such eventualities can be avoided with appropriate awareness and timely care.Therefore,we have taken the responssibility of spreading the awareness through the public education program’
The book is meant for public to understand early symptoms of heart attack,myths associated and how symptoms go unnoticed,risk factors,treatment options and few real life stories of heart attack survivors.
The information booklet and the Heart attack Exit Plan is available at various Fortis Hospitals located in the city (Bannerghatta road,Cunningham road,Seshadripuram,Rajajinagar & Nagarbhavi).The book can also be downloaded from www.attacktheattack.com.