Cardiovascular Problems in Emergency Medicine by Shamai Grossman, Peter Rosen

By Shamai Grossman, Peter Rosen

Content material:
Chapter 1 Chest discomfort (pages 1–17): Michael Bohrn, Amal Mattu and Brian Browne
Chapter 2 Non?ST?Segment Elevations Myocardial Infarction (pages 18–37): David Plitt and William J. Brady
Chapter three ST?Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (pages 38–53): David F. M. Brown
Chapter four strange motives of Myocardial Ischemia (pages 54–67): Robin Naples and Richard Harrigan
Chapter five Bradyarrhythmias (pages 69–85): Colleen Birmingham and Edward Ullman
Chapter 6 Atrial traumatic inflammation (pages 86–96): Kristen Cochran and Shamai Grossman
Chapter 7 Supraventricular Tachycardia (pages 97–107): Theodore Chan
Chapter eight The Differential analysis of huge complicated Tachycardia—ED Diagnostic and administration issues (pages 108–122): Nathan Charlton and William J. Brady
Chapter nine Cardiac Arrest (pages 123–137): Benjamin J. Lawner and Amal Mattu
Chapter 10 techniques in out?of?Hospital Cardiac Arrest: automated exterior Defibrillator and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (pages 138–146): Catherine Cleaveland and William J. Brady
Chapter eleven Pacemakers and AICDS in Emergency medication (pages 147–159): Theodore Chan
Chapter 12 Acute middle Failure (pages 161–184): Kevin Reed and Amal Mattu
Chapter thirteen Syncope (pages 185–196): Shamai Grossman
Chapter 14 Valvular middle disorder (pages 197–208): Jeffrey Soderman and Edward Ullman
Chapter 15 Myocarditis (pages 209–225): Jehangir Meer and Amal Mattu
Chapter sixteen Pericarditis (pages 226–236): Theodore Chan
Chapter 17 Cardiac pollution and Drug?Induced middle ailment (pages 237–257): Jeffrey eco-friendly and Richard Harrigan
Chapter 18 Cardiomyopathy (pages 258–266): Alden Landry and Shamai Grossman
Chapter 19 Aortic Dissection (pages 267–282): Keith A. Marill and David F. M. Brown
Chapter 20 belly Aortic Aneurysms (pages 283–296): David A. top and David F. M. Brown
Chapter 21 Hypertensive Emergencies (pages 297–306): Russell Berger and Edward Ullman
Chapter 22 The Electrocardiogram in Acute Coronary Syndromes (pages 307–325): Laura Oh and William J. Brady
Chapter 23 Cardiac Markers (pages 326–336): J. Stephen Bohan
Chapter 24 tension trying out (pages 337–348): Jefferson G. Williams and Shamai A. Grossman
Chapter 25 Coronary Computed Tomography (pages 349–360): J. Tobias Nagurney and David F. M. Brown
Chapter 26 Postcardiac surgical procedure Emergencies (pages 361–371): Jonathan Anderson and Shamai A. Grossman
Chapter 27 Pediatric Cardiac Emergencies (pages 372–381): Shannon Straszewski and Carrie Tibbles

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16,31,32 Perhaps an equally important quality of cardiacspecific troponins is their prognostic value. 35 Thus, cardiac-specific troponins are an important diagnostic and prognostic tool. While the diagnostic evaluation is ongoing, the clinician must determine the appropriate level of care for the patient. Unstable patients obviously require ICU admission, while those who are clinically stable, but have a definite or probable ACS, can be transferred to a floor bed with continuous telemetry monitoring.

The physical examination of patients presenting with a suspected ACS should focus initially on stability of the patient. Pertinent vital signs, such as heart rate, blood pressure, and oxygenation status should be closely monitored and corrected accordingly. 9 Pulmonary and abdominal examinations may provide clues to an alternative diagnosis. , hypotension Table 2-1. Differential diagnosis for nontraumatic chest pain. Life Threatening Non-life Threatening Cardiac Acute coronary syndrome Aortic dissection Cardiac Pericarditis Stable angina Noncardiac Pulmonary embolism Pneumothorax Esophageal rupture Pneumonia Noncardiac GERD Peptic ulcer disease Pancreatitis Cholecystitis Esophageal spasm Costochondritis Cervical/thoracic spine disease Shingles Anxiety and pulmonary congestion resulting from a large anterior wall infarction.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006;47(5):939–943. 76 Mehta RH, Roe MT, Mulgund J, et al. Acute clopidogrel use and outcomes in patients with non-STsegment elevation acute coronary syndromes undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006;48(2):281–286.

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