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Flashcards in Coronary Artery Disease Deck (9)
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1

stress test

-troponin negative
-chest pain with exertion

2

troponoin

repeat every 8 hours for 24 hours

3

CP and CPK

same thing

4

pathophysiology of CAD

-accumulation of plaque
-inflammatory response within the intimal layer of the vessel
-rupture of plaque
-platelet aggregation
-thrombus formation

5

ST evaluation treatment

oxygen and aspirin always first

6

Silent MI

-elderly
-diabetics
-women
-post surgical

7

prinzmental (variant) angina

-unpredictable
-cold
-caffeine
-meth
-cocaine
-occurs at night and wakes people up

8

unstable angina

-patients with chronic angina with increasing frequency, duration, or intensity of chest discomfort
-patients with new-onset angina that is severe and worsening
-patients with angina at rest

9

stable angina

-oxygen supply < oxygen demand = ischemia
-chest pain or substernal pressure
- last less 10 to 15 minutes (usually only about 1 to 5 minutes)
-frightening chest discomfort
-rest or nitroglycerin helps