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Cardiology

Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack

1.Chest discomfort
2.Pain, spreading to the jaw, neck, shoulders or arm
3.Shortness of breath
4.Nausea
5.Sweating
6.Indigestion or gas-like pain
7.Dizziness
8.Unexplained weakness or fatigue
9.Discomfort or pain between the shoulder blades

Calling 911 triggers a special response team at Silver Cross. If the emergency personnel determine that you are having an acute heart attack, a code STEMI is initiated. This code will activate our team of cardiologists, nurses, and technologists to take care of you with state of the art equipment and treatments. Every second counts when it comes to your heart and at Silver Cross we exceed the national average for treating heart attack patients by almost 30 minutes!

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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.