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55 Year Old Male Chest Pain Conclusion

by on February 13, 2014

Called EMS for chest pain and shortness of breath, which he states woke him up from sleep.  He stated he has been having chest pain for a few days but it usually goes away after he takes his Nitro.  He does have a cardiologist whom he states he has already called.

He appears pale and slightly diaphoretic

BP 100/65

RR 20

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Patient was a direct admission to the Cardiac Cath Lab with and Acute ST elevation inferior infarction.  Catheterization documented acute occlusion of the mid right coronary artery (RCA).  The RCA was opened with thrombectomy.

Door-to-Balloon (D2B): 26 Minutes / First Medical Contact to Balloon (E2B): 65 Minutes

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