The American Heart Association today advised doctors to ask patients with chest pains if they’ve recently used cocaine. Apparently, the effects of cocaine usage are similar to those of a heart attack, causing rapid heartbeat, anxiety, dizziness, and sweating. Treating cokeheads through standard heart attack procedures may cause further damage to their health.
Do I really need to even comment on this stupidity? If a doctor doesn’t know that, I’m kinda thinking his third-world medical degree may need to be revoked. Just saying.
(image borrowed from billpruitt.com. Obviously.)