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Monroe Community College
Rochester, New York
MCC Paramedic Program Case of the Month 05/00
The patient is an 39yo male found in a community college office where he is working. He is a computer geek. He is complaining of palpatations.
His VS are: P-68 and irreg., 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. He did not have breakfast or lunch yet and he feels a little tremulous.
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)
This patient is in multifocal atrial tachycardia
This patient's strip shows significant ST elevation
This is sinus arrhythmia
The patient has Ashman's phenomenon
This is Atrial Fibrillation
This strip shows one ventricular ectopic beat (PVC)
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Updated: May 12, 2000