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chapterposted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 authored by Nathan PuckeridgeNathan Puckeridge
An ambulance has been called to a male complaining of chest pain. On arrival you find the male is pale, sweaty, clammy and feeling nauseous. Once an electrocardiograph (ECG) has been undertaken there is ST-segment elevation above 2mms in the anterior leads. The patient is treated for an ST segment myocardial infarction (STEMI) and taken to the local cardiac catheter lab.