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Anacrotic (slow-rising) pulse

Aortic stenosis

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Collapsing pulse

Aortic regurgitation

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Pulsus alternans

LVF

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Irregularly irregular

AF

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Bounding pulse

Asterixis, Acute CO2 retention, hepatic flap, sepsis

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Radiofemoral delay

Coarctation of the aorta

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Jerky pulse

HOCM or MR

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Electromechanical dissociation

Cardiac tamponade

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Prominent x and y descents

Constrictive pericarditis

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JVP rising on inspiration

Tamponade / constrictive pericarditis

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Cannon 'a' waves

Complete heart block, AV dissociation, Ventricular arrhythmias

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Big 'v' waves

TR

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Absent 'a' waves

Atrial fibrillation

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Tapping apex beat, Soft S1, pansystolic murmur radiate to axilla

MR

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Harsh' pansystolic murmur with left parasternal heave

VSD

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Wide pulse pressure, displaced apex, early diastolic murmur at lower sternal edge (louder leaning forward)

AR

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Widespread 'saddle'-shaped ST elevation

Pericarditis

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Bifid 'p' wave (p mitrale) & clinical apical thrill

Mitral Stenosis

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Reciprocal V1 ST depression and R waves in V1

Posterior infarct

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Causes of pulmonary stenosis

Noon falls will ruby turn? (Noonans, Fallots, William's, Rubella, Turner's)

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MS + 3 Ps (polyarthritis, pancarditis, paniculitis/erythema marginatum)

Rheumatic fever

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Cardiac arrest causes

H's
Hypoxia
Hypovolemia
Hyperkalemia or hypokalemia + disturbances of calcium or magnesium levels.
Hypothermia/Hyperthermia
Hydrogen ions (Acidosis)
Hypoglycemia

T's
Tension pneumothorax
Tamponade
Toxic and/or therapeutic
Thromboembolism / mechanical obstruction