Nursing Acute Care

Nursing Acute Care
What decides the suspicion of acute coronary syndrome in ED?

What decides the suspicion of acute coronary syndrome in ED?

“Unstable angina pectoris (UA) or acute myocardial infarction(AMI), i.e. acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is one of the main killers in the western world. Physicians assessing chest pain patients in the emergency department (ED) base the likelihood of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) mainly on ECG, symptom history and blood markers of myocardial injury.

Nursing Acute Care
Perioperative Hypoxemia & Positioning

Perioperative Hypoxemia & Positioning

‘Perioperative pulmonary aspiration (POPA) can cause death  and may lead to clinically significant morbidities.  Reported perioperative pulmonary aspiration (POPA) rates have substantial variation. Perioperative hypoxemia (POH), a manifestation of POPA, has been infrequently studied beyond the PACU, for patients undergoing a diverse array of surgical procedures’.

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