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Cardiac Emergencies

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Jeff Diehl

on 18 February 2015

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Transcript of Cardiac Emergencies

Jeff Diehl CCEMT-P
Cardiac Emergencies
Which is worse.....a little chest pain or a lot?
Would it be appropriate for a person with chest pain to take the heart medication of their spouse?
Aspirin is recommended for patients who
are having chest pain. Could Alka-Seltzer be used
if no aspirin was available?
What is a myocardial infarction (aka MI / Heart Attack)?
What is angina?
What causes chest pain?
Aortic Aneurysm
Angina
Myocardial Infarction
Acid Reflux
Cholecystitis
Pleurisy
Esophageal Varicies
Costrochondritis
Recent trauma
and..............
Methamphetamines / Cocaine
Signs and Symptoms
Chest pain
Shortness of Breath
Diaphoresis (Sweat)
Nausea
Vomiting
Impeding Doom
Pallor
Treatment
Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD)
Assesses the patient
Assures the right response
Assists with aspirin if approved
Monitors the patient for changes
Prepares the scene for responders
Anticipates the need for AED / CPR Instructions
EMT
Assesses the patient
Positions the patient
Provides 02
Assists patient with medications
Maintains body temperature
CPR
AED
Assists with ALS interface (EKG, IV set-up)
Provides smooth / safe transport
Time
Causes of chest pain
Angina vs. MI
Risk Factors
Signs and Symptoms
Treatment
One page lectures
Electrocardiology Basics
Lead Placement
EKG Rhythms
EKG Practice
Ventricular Fibrillation
(V-Fib)
Aneurysms
Questions?
Equipment
Roseto Effect
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