- Why your patients need to Act in Time
- Heart attack warning signs
- The T.I.M.E. method
- Recommended responses to patient concerns
This Palm OS program provides physicians and other health
care providers talking points for discussing heart attack warning signs and
survival steps with patients. It outlines the T.I.M.E. method for helping
patients understand and feel comfortable with the advice being given. The
program also includes suggested responses to common patient concerns, including
questions about heart attack treatments, embarrassment about calling 9-1-1 for
a false alarm, and worry about upsetting family members.
Last update: 1/02
Instructions for installing the Quick Reference tool on
your Palm OS device:
Please note: Applications may be
incompatible with the Tungsten T5.
- Download the file
"ActInTime.prc" to your computer.
- After ActInTime.prc is saved
on your computer, use the Palm desktop software to HotSync the file to your
Palm OS device.
- Then, tap the Act in Time icon on your Palm OS device
and follow the instructions to use the program.
Email your comments, questions, and suggestions regarding
this application to the NHLBI Health Information Network at
The Act in Time Quick Reference tool for Palm OS is in the
public domain and
may be freely reproduced and distributed. However,
the Guidelines may not be
altered in any way.
Please credit the NHLBI whenever citing this program.