Tom Bouthillet and Jamie Davis discuss cardiac arrest and the chain-of-survival

Part I – Jamie Davis and Tom Bouthillet discuss the 2010 AHA ECC Guidelines with Monica Kleinman, M.D., incoming Chair of the AHA’s ECC Committee.

Part II – Jamie Davis and Tom Bouthillet discuss the 2010 AHA ECC Guidelines with Monica Kleinman, M.D., incoming Chair of the AHA’s ECC Committee.

Part III – Jamie Davis and Tom Bouthillet discuss cardiac arrest and the chain-of-survival.

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Cardiac Rhythm Analysis, 12-Lead ECG Interpretation, Resuscitation
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Christopher Watford
“Bad heartburn” – 82 y.o. female without chest pain.
Brooks, Firstly, thank you for the warm welcome to the club. Secondly, the Glasgow algorithm's only published sens/spec for AMI is 51.6%/97.6% respectively (Tuscon STEMI Database). I've not been able to find any other publications. The GE Marquette 12SL algorithm has been widely studied, but is much older, and ranges in sensitivity from 48% to…
2014-08-29 16:50:14
CB
57 Year Old Male–Chest Discomfort
Given what he was doing (paint fumes on ladder painting) I would first question if the pain is reproducable. Yes his ekg isn't normal but looks like old inferior MI. And he is hypertensive. 02 a must. Def. would give ASA. First would give morphine and see how his cp and bp are. If still…
2014-08-29 11:37:25
Ray Johnston
Conclusion to 80 Year Old Male: Fall
CNS/Cardiovascular should always be first differential when considering cause of fall in a senior patient. I'm concerned how you minimized 48 hours with out fluids, food, or meds; a healthy adult may be a little fuzzy on what happened. A neuro exam should be done as well as cardiac monitoring.
2014-08-27 22:24:22
Ethan Camden
Appropriate Cardiac Cath Lab Activation: Optimizing ECG interpretation and clinical decision making for acute STEMI
Hello - can you please send me the link to the full article published on Ivan Rokos, M.D., relating to Indications for Cath Lab activation (from 2010, AJH) ? Thanks! Ethan
2014-08-25 11:10:49
Conclusion to 80 Year Old Male: Fall | EMS 12 Lead
80 Year Old Male: Fall
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2014-08-25 09:34:45

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