By Mun K. Hong, Eyal Herzog
Edited through best cardiologists from St. Luke’s-Roosevelt health facility heart in manhattan, this booklet deals sensible algorithms for acquiring speedy, exact diagnoses and delivering optimum therapy for sufferers with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). You’ll detect the professionals and cons and all of the concerns that move into deciding on the best interventional and non-invasive ideas for treating varied ACS stipulations.
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Pulmonary edema New or worsening mitral regurgitation S3 gallop Hypotension Bradycardia Tachycardia Initial History and Physical Routine questions include onset, type, precipitating factors (exertion, emotion, stress), radiation, nature of discomfort, and frequency of chest pain. Particular attention should be paid to chest pain equivalents such as dyspnea, jaw, neck, epigastric, and upper extremity discomfort. The importance of these symptoms has been increasingly recognized and thus included in the algorithm (see Chapter 2, Fig.
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