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As soon as ambulance or medical staff arrive they will begin tests to find out what is happening to you. These will include:
Your ECG will show which of the two main types of heart attack you have had
A heart attack is identified by unusual changes on your ECG reading, that is changes to the pattern of a normal heart beat.
There are two main types of heart attack, based on what changes your ECG shows. These are called:
Which type of MI you have had will decide what emergency treatment is right for you.