Flashcards in Chest Pain Deck (6)
What are the causes of chest pain in post op complications?
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?
Pt: Post op silent MI on ECG
Dx: ECG, Troponins
Thx MONA bash, PCI
Never try tPA
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
What are the symptoms of pts with DVT/Pulmonary embolism post op?
Plueritic chest pain, signs and symptoms of DVT
How is DVT/pulmonary embolism Dx post op?
U/S of the legs
CT spiral chest or V/Q SCAN