Simcoe Paramedic Services CME 2010. Agenda. Didactic: STEMI update TOR King LT Anaphylaxis Skills Neonatal Resuscitation Cardiac arrest & KING LT Breath sounds IM injection IV start, fluid and dextrose administration Scenarios KAT. General Housekeeping.
From the LP15 printouts:
Women (49% v 38%)
Diabetic (33% v 25%)
Prior heart failure (26% v 12%)
Longer delay to assessment (8% v 5%)
Less likely to be diagnosed (22% v 50%)
Less likely to receive treatment (25% v 74%)
Most likely to die (23% v 9%)
33% of patients with confirmed MI present with S & S other than chest discomfort. This group compared with those that present with chest discomfort are:
*** Meets ST Elevation MI Criteria****
When to call the BHP for termination of resuscitation?
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Diagnosis is made clinically: