Karachi: Speaking at a seminar and workshop at the Dow Institute of Cardiology, health experts say that according to a conservative estimate, two and a half lakh people die annually due to heart disease in Pakistan. ) individuals die.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world, but unfortunately, in Pakistan, millions of people die due to heart attack, so one of the main reasons is lack of timely diagnosis. Increasing ECG literacy among medical practitioners is the need of the hour.
Addressing the seminar as chief guest at the lecture hall of OPD block, Prof. Kartar Dhavani said that it is easy to control heart disease if life is lived according to simple and simple rules and cigarettes with careful and balanced diet. Smoking should be avoided.
Principal Dow International Medical College Prof. Zeba Haque said that not all the words of the heart are obeyed. Therefore, junk food should be avoided which is apparently tasty but harmful to health.
Professor Zahid Azam, Medical Superintendent of Dow University Hospital while speaking said that we have provided all modern facilities for heart diseases in our hospital. From which a large number of heart patients are benefiting, but it is very important to take measures to prevent heart diseases in our country.
Addressing the seminar as chief guest at the lecture hall of Dow International College, Prof. Zeba Haque said that “Education of ECG literacy among medical practitioners is the need of the hour.”
He said that lakhs of people die due to heart attacks, which is a major reason for non-diagnosis in time, ECG is a basic test for diagnosis of heart attack but its literacy is not common and thus delay in diagnosis. As a result, treatment is delayed and the patient dies.