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True Feelings

My Best friend

You were my best friend throughout my childhood. You were my partner in crime. We would go on missions for ice cream almost every weekend. 762 kata lagi

👀 The Scare - Vernon, B.C.

Somedays I have no idea why I married Zack.  He loves to annoy me.  He LOVES to scare me even though he knows how much I hate it.  626 kata lagi

Humour

Why should I pay attention to the augmented vector right (aVR) EKG lead in my patient with chest pain?

Lead aVR is often “neglected” because of its non-adjacent location to other EKG leads (Fig 1) and poor awareness of its potential utility in detecting myocardial ischemia. 253 kata lagi

Wellness Wednesday: Heart Disease Does Not Discriminate

Just before Christmas, people across the world learned that beloved Star Wars actress and best-selling author Carrie Fisher suffered a cardiac emergency while on a flight home to LA. 607 kata lagi

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Ischemic heart disease

What is ischemic heart disease?

Ischemia means a decrease in the blood supply. Hence ischemic heart disease means blood flow to the heart muscle is reduced. 256 kata lagi

Coronary Artery Disease

Chest Pain

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Introduction – A Problem of Risk Stratification

Chest pain is a complaint that must be approached with caution and structure. The differential diagnosis includes several life-threatening entities (example: myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection) and risk stratification is key to safe practice. 545 kata lagi

High Risk Chief Complaints

Shortness of Breath

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Introduction – Think Beyond The Lungs

Shortness of breath can present from respiratory, cardiovascular, or neuromuscular conditions. The more common conditions include: anaphylaxis, pulmonary embolism, myocardial ischemia, congestive heart failure, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, pneumothorax, and upper airway obstruction (examples: foreign body, swelling or abscess, or neuromuscular dysfunction). 541 kata lagi

High Risk Chief Complaints