Effectiveness to identify acute myocardial infarction using the Manchester screening in patients with chest pain at the emergency service

Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis, EarlyView.
Source: Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis - Category: Laboratory Medicine Source Type: research

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Conditions:   Myocardial Infarction;   Chest Pain Intervention:   Sponsors:   Aarhus University Hospital;   Randers Regional Hospital Recruiting
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HEART attack symptoms include chest pain, headaches and dizziness. You could lower your risk of a deadly myocardial infarction by making some small diet or lifestyle changes. These are the best foods to eat on a daily basis.
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A Middle-Aged man had a single vehicle motor vehicle collision with significant energy.He was hypotensive upon arrival.A bedside ultrasound was done immediately.  Here are 3 clips.There is pericardial fluid with echogenic material, diagnostic of hemopericardium with thrombus.An ECG was recorded:What do you think?Sinus tachycardia.  There are Q-waves in II, III, aVF, and V3-V6.  There is ST elevation in the same leads.  The T-waves are inverted in V4-V6, and are beginning to invert in II, III, aVF.   This is diagnostic ofsubacute MI.What do you conclude?This explains everything.  There was...
Source: Dr. Smith's ECG Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: blogs
HEART attack symptoms include chest pain, headaches and dizziness. But you could also be at risk of a deadly myocardial infarction if you have this one sign while lying asleep in bed.
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Written by Pendell Meyers, edits by Steve SmithWhen practitioners are learning a new ECG concept for the first time, they very appropriately must go through a stage where they titrate their mind to the new finding, going through stages of over and under-recognizing. In my experience this is a normal phenomenon in all of medicine, and especially in ECG interpretation.As I have recently been promoting recognition of hyperacute T waves among my group, I am getting more and more ECGs texted to me very appropriately asking "are these T-waves hyperacute?"So let's go over some hyperacute T-waves " ground rules &quo...
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Why don’t we have in vivo sensors sprinkled around our bodies? How long until we stop investing in temporary ex vivo sensors and start investing in permanent in vivo ones? What technological barriers are in the way? Where would they go for maximum usefulness? What would be the benefit? Numerous medical device developers are investing in ex vivo sensors for a variety of applications, from wearables that support wellness, to outpatient tracking or non-invasive single-use diagnostics. I’ve been on a bit of a sci-fi kick lately, and it seems a pretty common motif that in the (fictional) futu...
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It's past time to take women's pain seriously.
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(CNN) — Alzheimer’s disease. Diabetes. Arthritis. Unwanted hair growth. Baldness. Infertility. Erectile dysfunction. Hangovers. Glaucoma. Cancer. If you have an ailment, there’s a good chance that someone, somewhere, is studying whether turmeric can treat it. There are more than 15,000 manuscripts published about curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, and about 50 manuscripts added to this collection each week, according to the National Institutes of Health. “It’s really taken on sort of panacea-like properties in terms of the things it’s being studied for and the things it has bee...
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Publication date: Available online 6 August 2018Source: European Journal of Integrative MedicineAuthor(s): Seyhan Citlik-Saritas, Serdar Saritas, Rahsan Cevik-Akyil, Kevser IsikAbstractIntroductionCardiovascular diseases are one of the most important causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The purpose of the current study was to investigate the effect of music listening on pain, analgesic use and physiological states on Turkish people with myocardial infarction.MethodsThe study employed a non-randomized controlled design. Patients were selected using non-randomized controlled sampling. The study was conducted in a cor...
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
This case was written by one of ourgreat Hennepin 2nd year residents, Aaron Robinson, with lots of comments and edits by Smith.Thanks to Dr. Smith and Dr. Travis Olives for being part of this case. A 12 year old girl with a history of mild intermittent asthma presented to the emergency department with worsening shortness of breath over the past couple of days. She is up to date on her vaccinations and has no PMHx besides asthma and a noncontributory family history. She does not identify any specific triggers for her asthma. Initial screen in triage revealed normal vitals signs and a normal temperature. Upon interviewi...
Source: Dr. Smith's ECG Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: blogs
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