Nursing Care Acute Pain Interventions Oxygen Vital Signs Sublingual NTG Remain

Nursing care acute pain interventions oxygen vital

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Nursing Care Acute Pain Interventions Oxygen Vital Signs Sublingual NTG Remain with Patient Emotional Support
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Acute Coronary Syndromes Caused by Lack of Oxygen to Heart Muscle Conditions Unstable Angina Myocardial Infarction
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Unstable Angina Worsening CAD Rest Does Not Relieve Can Occur at Rest Increasing Frequency Risk for Cardiac Damage/Death
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Myocardial Infarction (MI) Death of Heart Muscle Pathophysiology Coronary Artery Blockage Decreased Cardiac Blood Supply Types Non-ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
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Myocardial Infarction (MI)
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Silent Ischemia Myocardial Ischemia Without Chest Pain
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Sudden Cardiac Death Cardiac Arrest Triggered by Lethal Ventricular Dysrhythmias or Asystole from an Abrupt Occlusion of a Coronary Artery
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Myocardial Infarction Signs and Symptoms Crushing, Viselike Pain Radiates to Arm/Shoulder/Neck/Jaw Shortness of Breath Restlessness Dizziness, Fainting Nausea Sweating
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Myocardial Infarction Signs and Symptoms (con’t) Atypical – Women/Older Adult Absence of Classic Pain Dyspnea Fatigue Anxiety Chest Cramping, Epigastric or Abdominal Pain Restlessness Falling
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Older Adults and MI Report Shortness of Breath, Fatigue, Fast/Slow Heartbeats, Chest Discomfort Silent MI Collateral Circulation
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Timely Medical Care “Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs” Call 9-1-1 (or Local Emergency Number) National Heart Attack Alert Program “60 Minutes to Treatment”
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Women and MI Leading Cause of Death African American Women at Higher Risk Higher Mortality Rate, More Complications Than Men Prodromal Symptoms the Month Before MI Unusual Fatigue, Sleep Disturbances, Dyspnea
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