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Traumatic injuries.
The lungs are encased in two layers of pleural membranes. The visceral pleura is the inner membrane that covers the surface of the lung, while the parietal pleura is the outer membrane that covers
Coronary artery dominance.
Interpreting 12-Lead Electrocardiograms for Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: What Nurses Know
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Evaluating nurses' ability to differentiate ischemic from nonischemic ECG patterns, to detect affected ECG leads and location of ischemia, and assesses skill level by hospital unit type provides important information for researchers implementing clinical trials evaluating the use of bedside ECG monitoring systems for detection of acute myocardial ischemIA.
Patients' Perception of Stressful Events in the Intensive Care Unit After Cardiac Surgery
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With pain, endotracheal intubation, and sleeplessness identified as highly distressing to patients, further research can be done to elicit interventions that could alleviate some of the stress involved with a postoperative stay in an intensive care unit.
ECG Changes During Neurologic Injury.
TLDR
The ECG Puzzler helps nurses and clinicians better understand the role of ECG’s in the care and treatment of patients with complex medical conditions.
Clinical Utility of Ventricular Repolarization Dispersion for Real-Time Detection of Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction in Emergency Departments
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A simple measure of global VRD on the presenting 12-lead ECG correlates with ischemic myocardial injury and can discriminate NSTEMI cases very early during evaluation.
A Research Method For Detecting Transient Myocardial Ischemia In Patients With Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome Using Continuous ST-segment Analysis
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Using 12-lead ECG monitoring, the COMPARE Study was designed to assess the frequency and clinical consequences of transient myocardial ischemia, in patients with NSTEMI/UA treated with either early invasive PCI/stent or those managed conservatively (medications or PCI/Stent following recurrent symptoms).
Holiday heart syndrome.
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The patient was a recovering alcoholic but a week earlier had left his family and checked into a motel to drink alcohol, and his electrocardiogram (ECG) showed the cardiac rhythm below.
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