Flashcards in Heart ll Deck (22)
Ankle Brachial Index
> 0.95 normal
< 0.2 gangrenous
Aortic dissection/aneurysm presentation
sharp constant pain unrelated to movement
peripheral pulses & BP different on ea side
chest pain w radiation to back, abd, neck
nitroglycerin for what?
if it doesn't help chest pain what does it rules out?
if chest pain not better w NO r/o angina
Sudden onset of syncope - think what cause?
if > 50 yo w sudden onset dysrhythmias, think what?
Bundle branch block
born with it - SA node bypasses AV to accessory bundle causing ______
premature ventricular activation
Diastolic Murmur indicates what?
Heparin - what clotting factors?
If a pt is on digoxin and comes into the ER, do what?
check blood levels
looks like the flu & yellow halo vision
increase intracellular Ca - AP length
Anti-arrhythmic drug from Cinchona plant
Toxicity of Quinidine
looks like menieres (tinnitus, hearing loss, HA, N, dizzy, vertigo)
When to use amiodarone
Testing for Endocarditis
ECHO confirm vegetations
Pt had a URI and now has fatigue dyspnea and palpitations. What do you suspect?
see w HT failure
Pt has sharp stabbing pain in chest that is worse leaning forward.
ST elevation in all leads
also dizzy, low BP, tachy, brady
MI presentation timing
cycles of 3-5 min > 30 min
LDH1 > LDH2 indicates what?
levels at 12-48 hrs post MI
What tests 4-8 hrs post MI are elevated?