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Emergency Interactive Tools

Animation

  • Coronary Angioplasty - Coronary angioplasty is a procedure used to treat blockages that occur in the heart’s blood vessels. Coronary artery disease, or CAD, may occur when coronary arteries become obstructed by a buildup of fatty material or plaque. View this animation to see how this life-saving technique works.

  • Stroke Treatment - Once a stroke occurs, what treatment is used? Treatment options vary based on the type, severity, and location of the stroke. Become more aware of these options and the importance of early, life-saving treatment.

  • Stroke: Causes - Have you every wondered what causes a stroke? Your experience may reflect that it occurs suddenly, without warning. Stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is disrupted. View the animation and learn how and why strokes occur, and more important, warning signs that can save a life.

Clinical Wizard

  • Heart Disease Risk Factors Clinical Wizard  - Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States. Research has found that the risk of developing heart disease not only increases with the number of risk factors, but also with the level of severity of each risk factor. One of the ways you can help prevent heart disease is by knowing your risk factors. Learn more by participating in our Heart Disease Risk Factors Multimedia Interactive Program.

Quizzes

  • Car Safety Quiz - True or false: If someone is following your car too closely, you should gently tap your brakes as a warning.

  • CPR and Defibrillator Quiz - Sudden cardiac death is the leading cause of death in adults in the United States. Knowing CPR may help you save someone's life. Learn more about CPR by taking this quiz.

  • Fire Prevention Quiz - True or false: What percentage of people have a fire escape plan for their home? Learn the answers to important fire prevention questions by taking this quiz.

  • First Aid/Emergency Quiz - Answer this one: In which situation(s) should you call an ambulance instead of driving to the hospital emergency department?

  • Hazardous Materials in the Home Quiz - Bleach, ant killer, and gasoline are poisons commonly found in the home. But plenty of other toxic or hazardous chemicals fill our shelves and cupboards, and some of them may surprise you. Hairspray, for instance, is highly flammable. Learn more about these chemicals by taking this quiz.

  • Poisonous Houseplants Quiz - Whether you have just a couple of houseplants or a whole indoor jungle, you know how much plants can add to your home ambience. But those very flowers and leaves can also attract young children or pets that don't know to leave houseplants alone. Find out about those plants that are poisonous by taking this quiz.

  • Stroke Quiz - Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in this country and a leading cause of disability.

  • Stroke: Test Your Knowledge - True or false: There's no way of predicting if or when someone will have a stroke.

Videos 

  • ACL Injuries  - The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee can be injured during sporting activities, particularly when an athlete pivots suddenly. The ACL is one of four knee ligaments that stabilize the knee. This video discusses how the knee works and what you should do if you sustain an ACL injury.

  • Heart Failure - Heart failure is a condition in which your heart cannot pump enough oxygenated blood to meet your body’s needs. This video explains the different types of heart failure, and the treatments that can help you manage your condition and live a healthy life.

  • Meniscal Injuries - Knee injuries are common problems—and not just in athletes. Oftentimes, the cartilage, called the meniscus, is to blame. The meniscus can be damaged when you twist your upper leg while keeping your foot in one place. Watch this video to learn how meniscal injuries are treated and how you can prevent them. 

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