Circulatory Treatments:

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Stroke Treatment:

•MRI/CT scan

•Swallowing screening

•Clot busting medicine

•Aspirin

•ACE inhibitors – medication to lower blood pressure

•Anticoagulant medicine

•Statins – medication to reduce blood cholesterol level 

•Carotid endartectomy surgery – surgery to open up the carotid artery to remove fatty deposits. 

•Craniotomy – being placed on a ventilator

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Cardiac Arrest Treatment:

Medical:

  • Defibrillator
  • Anti-arrhythmic drugs - for emergency or long-term treatment of arrythmias or potential complications
  • Beta-blockers used when someone is at sudden risk of cardiac arrest

Surgery:

  • Coronary angioplasty
  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Heart transplantation
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Coronary Heart Disease Treatment:

  • Anti-platelets
  • Statins
  • Coronary angioplasty - a metal stent 
  • Heart transplant
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