Monthly 12 Lead Review
September 1, 2017
A 62 year old male called Paramedics for chest pain. The patient complains of chest discomfort and denies any SOB.
He is anxious, appears acutely ill, and is rubbing his chest. He senses that “something is wrong.”
- Onset: 30 minutes ago while patient was walking on the beach
- Provoke: Nothing makes the discomfort better or worse
- Quality: A “sort of pressure or ache”
- Radiation: The pain does not radiate
- Severity: 7/10.
- Time: A similar episode occurred yesterday but resolved
The patient is placed in the back of the Medic and a 12 lead ECG is obtained.
Skin is flushed, warm, and diaphoretic.
Vital signs are assessed.
- RR: 20
- HR: 60
- NIBP: 104/44
- SpO2: 98% on room air
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