The patient has a smoking history of up to 20 years. Smoking a pack of cigarettes a day.
Thanh Nhan Hospital has just given emergency treatment to a 34-year-old man, Hanoi in a state of myocardial infarction due to coronary artery occlusion, cardiogenic shock, heart failure to contract.
Before being admitted to the hospital, the patient was suddenly experiencing chest pain while climbing the stairs and fell to the ground. Fortunately, the patient was discovered by his family and taken to the emergency room in time.
The patient was previously perfectly healthy, but was heavily addicted to drugs. The patient has a smoking history of up to 20 years. Currently, the patient smokes a pack of cigarettes a day.
After receiving the patient, the doctors quickly diagnosed the condition and transferred to the emergency room for intervention.
According to Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Quan, Emergency Department of Internal Medicine, Thanh Nhan Hospital, during the emergency, the patient showed signs of cardiac arrest but was successfully electrocuted. After the emergency, the patient is now fully awake.
According to Doctor Quan, although the patient’s health condition is stable, but because he has to have a stent, he will be controlled with antiplatelet drugs, blood lipids and other cardiovascular support drugs within a year. .
In fact, cases of myocardial infarction in young people against the background of smoking are not uncommon.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco use is responsible for more than 8 million deaths globally each year. Of which, more than 7 million people died from direct tobacco use and about 1.2 million died from passive smoking.
Smoking is also one of the factors that increase the risk of respiratory infections and increase the severity of respiratory diseases.
In addition to harmful health effects, tobacco use also causes economic losses to individuals, families and society. These losses include expenditures on smoking, costs of medical examination and treatment for smoking-related diseases, reduction/inability to work due to illness and premature death.
Therefore, the health sector urges smokers to quit; Stop smoking, quit smoking early to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases that still account for more than 70% of the disease and death burden in Vietnam, contributing to building a healthy environment for each person, each person. family and society as a whole.
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