Acute Coronary Syndromes Practice Test
A 12-lead ECG should be obtained and analyzed within____minutes of the patient’s arrival in the ED (emergency department).
The most common symptom of ischemia and/or myocardial infarction is:
Which of the following patients would you avoid giving aspirin to?
Which of the following patients would you avoid administering nitroglycerin to?
Morphine is given in ACS because:
Which intervention is at the center of the decision pathway in the management of ischemic chest pain, according to the ACS Algorithm?
For a patient with STEMI, goals of reperfusion include giving fibrinolytics or performing PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) within a certain timeframe of the patient’s arrival in the ED. What are these time parameters?
A major contraindication to the administration of both nitroglycerin and morphine is:
STEMI is characterized by:
Which of the following drugs is not included as part of ED general treatment for chest pain?