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New study says most people don’t recognize signs of heart attacks or overdose (Dr. David Barbic)

Dr. David Barbic of St. Paul’s ED physician and CHÉOS discusses a new study that suggests, that the public has a hard time determining when someone is having a medical emergency.​ (Photo and interview courtesy of Global News.)
Dr. David Barbic of St. Paul’s ED physician and CHÉOS discusses a new study that suggests, that the public has a hard time determining when someone is having a medical emergency.​ (Photo and interview courtesy of Global News.)

A new study done by doctors at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver has found that most people don’t recognize the signs of a heart attack or a drug overdose.

Dr. David Barbic of St. Paul’s ED physician and CHÉOS discusses the new study that suggests, that the public has a hard time determining when someone is having a medical emergency.​

Linda Aylesworth reports.

Watch the full story on Global BC.

Watch the interview with Dr. David Barbic here.

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