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67 Year Old Male Patient Chest Pain

by on January 9, 2014

EMS received and early morning call for a 67 year old male patient with Substernal chest pain that radiated to his jaw.  He stated he was having shortness of breath on exertion.  He denied any Nausea or Vomiting.  He stated that he has been having some chest discomfort off and on for a couple of days but the chest pain this morning is more severe and he thinks he needs to have it checked out. 

BP 120/70   Respiration’s 24

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ECG obtained.  Pt was treated for chest pain en route to ER with NTG and Aspirin. He stated chest pain seems to have eased up some but still present. 

At ER the patient was taken to the Cath Lab

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