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BHF on heart attack treatment

Title
BHF on heart attack treatment
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
25 Aug 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:03:10
Description
Oni Bhattacharya reports on claims by the British Heart Foundation that doctors and ambulancemen could halve the number of heart attack deaths if they acted more quickly. They believe a combined response for immediate treatment including a swift response from members of the public could save thousands of lives. Includes interviews with Professor Desmond Julian, British Heart Foundation; Dr Judith Fisher, British Heart Foundation; Dr Brian Kirby, University of Exeter.
Contributors
Oni Bhattacharya; Judith Fisher; Desmond Julian; Brian Kirby
Keywords
Health services; Health personnel; Paramedical personnel; Coronary disease; BHF; Cardiovascular diseases; Heart diseases

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