DQ 2 Week 3 HCA 220 - pectoris possibly caused by an...

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Scenario 1: EMT I have responded to a call where the patient complains of having severe chest pain, a pressure like sensation in the chest with pain extending into the neck and moving distally in the left arm. The patient has extreme sweating (diaphoresis) and a sense of doom. The symptoms are consistent with angina
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Unformatted text preview: pectoris possibly caused by an impending myocardial infarction (MI). I have given the patient oxygen, and nitroglycerin drugs. The patient’s blood pressure reading is 140/90 mm Hg, these readings puts the patient in a prehypertensive state....
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