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Name _Zeruiah McClendon__________________________ Class/Group __C________ Date __2/8/21________ Case Study 150 Scenario It is 1000 hours in the emergency department (ED) when the ambulance brings in G.G., a 35- year-old man who is having difficulty breathing. He complains of chest pain, tightness in the chest, dizziness, palpitations, nausea, paresthesia, and feelings of impending doom. He states, “I don’t think I’m going to make it. I must be having a heart attack.” He is diaphoretic and trembling. His vital signs are 184/92, 104, 28, 98.4° F (36.9° C). These symptoms began at work during a meeting at approximately 0920 and became progressively worse. A co-worker called 911 and stayed with him until the first responder arrived. The patient has no apparent history of cardiac problems. 1. What are your initial interventions?

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