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1

What are the causes of chest pain in post op complications?

Myocardial infarctions
DVT/Pulmonary embolism

2

What is the path, pt, dx and tx for myocardial infarction in chest pain in post op complications?
What never not to use for post op myocardial infarctions?

Path: Athersclerosis
Pt: Post op silent MI on ECG
Dx: ECG, Troponins
Thx MONA bash, PCI
Never try tPA

3

What is the Path of DVT/pulmonary embolism pts? Who is it high risk in?

Post op patients are bed ridden and just had manipulation

Ortho patients are high risk

4

What are the symptoms of pts with DVT/Pulmonary embolism post op?

Plueritic chest pain, signs and symptoms of DVT

5

How is DVT/pulmonary embolism Dx post op?

U/S of the legs
CT spiral chest or V/Q SCAN

6

How are DVT/pulmonary embolism in post op dx?

Heparin drip -> warfarin
IVC filter only if’s there a reason for anticoagulantion