Browsing: Cardiology

Wolff-Parkinson Wait! A healthy 28-year-old male with no past medical history presents to the emergency department with palpitations and dizziness. Vital signs are within normal limits except for a r
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Chest Pain and Answers It started about an hour ago,” he stammered. Sweating profusely and taking deep, splinted breaths between sentences, he described a great chest pain story. “Yeah, I'd say it's
Ultrasound-Based Risk Stratification of Patients with Acute PE An 85-year-old female with a history of hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) presents with sudden onset of dys
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Early Cardiac Catheterization and PCI in Cardiac Arrest with ROSC We all know early recognition and early CPR is important for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients; however, what is the optimal ca
Thoracic Aortic Dissection James Hall, MD, Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO Sajid Khan, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City, Kan
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Emergency Department Bradydysrhythmias From the September 2013 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “Evaluation And Management of Bradydysrhythmias in the Emergency Department.” Reprinted with perm