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Fever, pleuritic chest pain, relieved by sitting up and leaning forward

Pericarditis

2

Irregularly irregular pulse

Atrial fibrillation

3

Saw-tooth baseline on ECG

Atrial flutter

4

Alveolar bat's wings, Kerley B-lines, cardiomegaly, dilated upper lobe vessels and effusion

Pulmonary oedema

5

Raised JVP

Right heart failure

6

Sense of impending doom

Myocardial infarction

7

Saddle-shaped ST elevation

Pericarditis

8

Mid-diastolic murmur with a tapping apex

Mitral stenosis

9

Broad QRS complex with delta-wave/slurred R-wave

Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome

10

Tall, tented T-waves

Hyperkalaemia

11

Pericarditis 4-6 weeks post-MI

Dressler's syndrome

12

Blurred yellow vision

Digoxin toxicity

13

Machinery murmur

Patent ductus arteriosus

14

Rib-notching on CXR

Coarctation of the aorta

15

Crescendo-decrescendo murmur

Aortic stenosis

16

4H's and 4T's of reversible causes of cardiac arrest

Hypovolaemia
Hypothermia
Hyper/hypo- kalaemia
Hypoxia
Tamponade
Tension pneumothorax
Thromboembolism
Toxin