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Take your PET MAC for a walk

6 Deadly Causes of Chest Pain
1. PE
2. Esophageal Rupture
3. Tension pneumo
4. MI
5. Aortic Dissection/ AAA
6. Cardiac Tamponade

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BREATHS

(PERC criteria)

Blood in sputum
RA <95%
Estrogen or Hormone tx
Age +50yo
Thrombosis (hx or suspicion of DVT)
HR +100bpm at any time
Surgery in last 4 wks

3

LEMON

Look externally (hot or not?)
Evaluate 3-3-2
Mallampati (One ("O" biggest opening, 4 terrible)
Obstruction
Neck Mobility (C-collar?)

4

FAST vs EFAST

RUQ (Morison's Pouch)
Subxiphoid
LUQ
Pelvic
*Lungs

5

MUDPILES CAT

AG +12

Methanol/Metformin
Uremia
DKA
Propylene glycol, Paracetamol (APAP)
Isoniazid, Iron, Infection
Lactic Acidosis
Ethylene glycol (antifreeze)
Salicylates

CO
APAP
Toluene

6

Increased Cholinergic Stimulation
(Muscarinic acetylcholine receptors)

"SLUDGE"
Salivation
Lacrimation
Urination
Defecation
GI upset
Emesis

7

Increased Anticholinergic Stimulaiton

Blind as a bat (mYdriasis)
Red as a beet (flushing)
Hot as a hare (hyperthermia)
Dry as a bone
Mad as a hatter (AMS changes)

8

DOPES

Displaced Tube
Obstruction
PTX
Equipment
Stacking Breaths

9

PAIR

(Dz's a/w HLA B-27)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Ankylosing spondylitis
IBD
Reactive Arthritis

10

PAILS

Anatomical Reciprocal Changes
ST elevation in Anterior leads --> Depression in Inferior
ST elevation in Inferior leads --> Depression in Lateral

11

GCS

4 Eyes (spont, verbal, pain)
5 Verbal (oriented, confused, words, moans)
6 Motor (follows commands, localizes, w/draws, flexes, extends)

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PT vs PTT

PT - INR (Warfarin - Vit K)
PTT- Harry Potter (heparin- protamine; two TT's in potter)

13

Alkaline
Acidotic

liquefactive necrosis "L"
coagulative necrosis "C"

14

FROM JANE
(Endocarditis)

Fever
Roth spots
Osler Nodes "ouch" end of finger
Murmur
Janeway lesions (hemorrhagic macular lesions)
Nail bed splinter hemorrhages
Emboli

15

RIPE

Primary TB Rx: RIPE
Rifampin (orange body fluids & Low Plts)
Isoniazid (give w/ Pyridoxine B6)
Pyrazinamide
Ethambutol (optic neuritis & Red/Green color blindness)