RUEKG Review for Exam 2

RUEKG Review for Exam 2 - EKG Review for Exam #2 Presented...

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Unformatted text preview: EKG Review for Exam #2 Presented by Carol Sadley, M.Ed., PA-C March 29, 2011 Important MI/Ischemia/ACS items: MI: what it is; diagnosing an MI; stages of MI; localizing an MI; associated vessels; treatment Reciprocal Changes : what they are Thrombolytic agents : tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) Non-Q Wave MI: T wave inversion and ST dep Ischemia/Angina ST depressions on EKG Usually a cause (exertion/exercise) and relief with rest (ST depressions return to normal) W Angina: ST elevation; cause by coronary artery spasm. Stress Testing XST = best non-invasive screening test for coronary artery disease Nuclear stress test = next test if XST is questionable Pharmacologic tests for those pts. unable to exercise Indications, contraindications, positive results This 60 y/o female presents c/o substernal chest pain x 2 hours. Findings: __________ ST elevation in II, III, AVF Rate, rhythm and axis: 65, NSR, Normal Interpretation: _____________________________________...
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