n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - More about : ECG patterns in acute chest pain
|Article Title||More about : ECG patterns in acute chest pain|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Jan 2004|
|Pages||33 - 34|
Extracted from text ... ECG PATTERNS IN ACUTE CHEST PAIN J A KER, MB ChB, MMed (Int), MD Professor: Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pretoria THE CONCEPT OF ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME Acute prolonged chest pain at rest or with minimal effort is termed acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Urgent evaluation of such a patient is needed and always has to include a resting 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG). The ECG patterns that can be encountered in the ACS consist of: acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) acute non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (non-STEMI) T-wave inversion normal ECG. Final confirmation ..
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