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MCC Paramedic Program Case of the Month 07/99

EKG Tracing

Chief Complaint:

The patient is an 24yo male found in the care of BLS. He is complaining of acid indigestion.

His VS are: P-68 and reg., BP- 120/82, Resp-20 and normal Skin color- pink, Pulse Saturation 98% on room air.

The past history is devoid of any significant findings.

Physical Exam:

HEENT: EYES: = and reactive to light, Ears: unremarkable Nose: unremarkable Throat: no JVD

Chest: Clear to auscultation bilaterally

ABD: Soft, nontender

EXTREM: = pulses, mae well, no edema

Based on the available data, Choose the correct items: (there are 2 correct answers)

(press the blue button)

This patient is stable and can safely be transported by the BLS crew alone

This patient's ekg shows significant ST elevation in the V leads and is having an AMI

This is Prinzmetal's angina

There are reciprocal changes on the EKG

This is early repolarization


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