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TEE

Invasive ECG
✳️signed consent
✳️V/S
✳️gag reflex
✳️level of consciousness

1

Holter monitor

Ambulatory ECG
✳️avoid magnets & metal detectors
✳️keep an accurate diary
✳️push "event button" if something occurs

2

Echocardiogram

Heart ultrasound
✳️no special prep or post care

3

Stress test

Exercise ECG that detects presence & severity of CAD
✳️NPO 2 hours prior
✳️signed consent

4

Cardioversion

Synchronized shock delivered to terminate dysrhythmias administered either electively or for an emergency
✳️informed consent
✳️V/S
✳️skin irritation
✳️neurological status

5

Heart Cath

Injecting dye into vein or artery (invasive)
✳️signed consent
✳️assess for allergies to seafood & iodine
✳️V/S
✳️monitor puncture site

6

Cardiac enzymes

Blood draw
✳️no special prep
✳️monitor puncture site

7

Troponin

Blood draw
✳️no special prep
✳️monitor puncture site

8

BNP

Blood draw
✳️no special prep
✳️monitor puncture site

9

CABG

Surgery performed to improve blood supply to the myocardium

Uses patient's own vasculature as bypasses for occluded coronary arteries