The STEMI That Got Away: M. I. Missing Cardiac Patients?
We know that early acquisition and interpretation of 12 lead ECGs are key to effective treatment of patients with STEMI; but are we identifying all of the patients who should be evaluated with a 12 lead? This highly energetic lecture for both ALS and BLS providers presents the pathophysiology of S-T elevation myocardial infarction in an easy to understand style to help you best identify, triage and treat patients presenting with acute coronary syndromes. Using the latest research behind the AHA Guidelines changes, this program will help you better coordinate with your healthcare partners along the continuum of cardiac care. Emphasis is placed on risk factors, recognizing truly sick patients and coordinating care with cardiac systems of care.