Myocardial Infarction – Time is Muscle!
TIME is Muscle
Your heart muscle needs oxygen to survive. A heart attack occurs when the blood flow that brings oxygen to the heart muscle is severely reduced or cut off completely this results in ANGINA covered in my other stickEnote.
When the heart muscle is starved for oxygen and nutrients for to long and no treatments or interventions are done damage or death of part of the heart muscle occurs as a result of ischemia, and this myocardial infarction (MI).
In this sheet I Explore what it looks like, feels like and pain goes to to include HONAMB – PT at this stage of nursing you have seen MONA that is basic nursing
HONAMB PT is the order of priority for MI
PCI- Think if a real MI Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Team may be notified TIME is Muscle!
T- Telemetry EKG and always monitor in Lead 2 and look for ST Elevation Depression or U waves
Might be an NSTEMI draw your enzymes!
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