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"Real lifestyles situations for the emergency medication clerkship and shelf-exam. Case documents: Emergency drugs offers 50 real-life situations that illustrate crucial ideas in emergency medication. each one case encompasses a entire dialogue, scientific pearls, references, definitions of keyword phrases, and USMLE-style assessment questions. With the program, you are going to research within the context of actual sufferers, instead of in simple terms memorize proof. 60  Read more...

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He was playing football with some friends, and was tackled just short of the goal line, hitting the grass somewhat forcibly. He experiences some abdominal pain, and passes out. The EMS (emergency medical services) is called and his vital signs reveal the heart rate as 140 beats per minute and blood pressure as 80/40 mm Hg with a distended abdomen. Which of the following is the most likely etiology? A. Vasovagal reaction B. Ruptured aortic aneurysm C. Complications of Epstein-Barr infection D. 4 An 18-year-old woman presents with fever and a sore throat.

An early invasive strategy is indicated for any of the following: refractory angina, hemodynamic instability, signs of heart failure, ventricular tachycardia, ST depressions on ECG, or elevated cardiac enzymes. Like primary PCI for STEMI, whether an early invasive strategy is chosen often depends on hospital resources and cardiology expertise. Complications Several life-threatening complications of acute MI may arise at any time after presentation (Table 2–7). Serious complications occur most often in the setting of anterior STEMI.

Circulation. 2007;116:e148-e304. Antman E M, Hand M, Armstrong P W, et al. 2007 focused update of the ACC/AHA 2004 guidelines for the management of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Circulation. 2008;117:296-329. Panju AA, Hemmelgarn BR. Is this patient having a myocardial infarction? JAMA. 1998;280:1256-1263. CASE 3 A 70-year-old man presents to the emergency department complaining of shortness of breath for the past 2 weeks. Previously, he could walk everywhere, but now he becomes fatigued after a short stroll through the grocery store.

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