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74 year old male fainting – update

by on December 31, 2011

EMS called to an event center for a 74 year old male patient laying supine on the floor in the restroom. Pt was conscious and alert and appeared pale. His skin was warm and dry. According to his wife he started having left side chest pain while sitting at a table. He got up to go to the bathroom where he fainted. When asked the patient states that he still has pain left side of chest 4/10 with heaviness to left arm. He is mildly short of breath and nauseated but no vomiting. JVD noted with weak radial pulses. Patient was moved to stretcher and to the back of the ambulance.
Blood pressure 70/40

EKG Placed

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12 lead obtained

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***UPDATE***

    This patient was taken to the cath lab after a short Stay in the ER.
    RCA blockage was found, He was stented and 3 days later was released.

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