Scouts-L Mail Archive for June of 1999: Re: Heart Attack
Re: Heart Attack
Tue, 15 Jun 1999 20:39:37 -0400
On Tue, 15 Jun 1999, Mark Butler wrote:
> Again you neighborhood pharmacist. Enteric coated aspirin is fine for the
> daily dose for prevention. If, however, the patient is experiencing chest
> pain (911 time), you want to administer a regular aspirin then dial 911. You
> need it to disolve quickly and get into the blood stream. Enteric aspirin
> won;t do this! Some even suggest chewing (yuck) the tablet.
Anyone else remember the ad, "Snap back with Stan-Back?" (G) For those
who don't, Stanback is a powdered aspirin. Rip open the paper and pour
it into your mouth like those sugar-filled thingies kids eat these days.
I'd think some Stanback in your first-aid kit would be useful. I could