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Emergency heart care

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Heart attack symptoms

Symptoms of a possible heart attack include chest pain and pain that radiates down the shoulder and arm.

Learn about heart attack symptoms in our health library.

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Chest pain

Chest pain is discomfort or pain that you feel anywhere along the front of your body between your neck and upper abdomen. There are many possible causes of chest pain.

Learn more about chest pain in our health library.

Mercy cardiologist explains heart attacks

The key to surviving a heart attack is to recognize warning signals and quickly get medical help. Jeffrey Chambers, MD, explains heart attack symptoms.

For more about heart care at Mercy Hospital, please callĀ 1-866-4HEART2.

Emergency heart care

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Early heart attack care begins with the onset of mild chest discomfort - and at Mercy, we treat all patients with chest pain seriously.

Anyone who has heart attack symptoms is strongly encouraged to come to the emergency department for evaluation. Family members can remain close by in privacy areas.

Emergency physicians, cardiologists and nurses react quickly and competently with the latest in technology and therapy any time day or night. Cardiac specialists are supported by advanced diagnostic technology to provide rapid evaluation, intervention and treatment for chest pain patients.

Accredited Chest Pain Center

Emergency heart care

The Society of Chest Pain Centers awarded accreditation to Mercy's Emergency Department, Heart & Vascular Center and emergency medical personnel for their extensive and coordinated effort to reduce deaths from heart disease.

Mercy has been named as a 100 Top HospitalsĀ® for Cardiovascular Care by Thompson Reuters for seven consecutive years.

Mercy works closely with Allina Health Emergency Medical Services, emergency medical services and area first responders. A helicopter landing pad allows Mercy to receive emergency patients by air.