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BIMS 201- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 56 pages long!)


Department
Biomedical Science
Course Code
BIMS 201
Professor
Elizabeth A.Crouch
Study Guide
Final

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BIMS 201
Final EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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Chest Pain
is pain over the chest area which can origin from:
-Heart(Ischaemic /Non-ischaemic heart diseases)
-Lung(Pneumonia,Pneumothorax,Pulmonary embolism)
-Oesophagus(Oesophagus reflux or rupture,Peptic ulcer disease)
-Musculoskeletal which overlying it(Costochondritis,chest trauma)
-Herpes zoster or even
-Anxiety.
1)Ischemic heart disease chest pain just accounted 30 % of all the chest pain.
2)Use SOCRATES to access the pain
S(Site)
O(Onset)
C(Character)
R(Radiation)
A(Associated symptoms)
T(Time)
E(Exacerbating /Relieving factors)
S(Severity)
3)Main differences between cardiac and non-cardiac chest pain
4)When chest pain is relieve by GTN,the 1st come in mind must think about angina,but also don’t forget
oesophagus spasm.
Peptic ulcer diseases can cause condition mimick chest pain because they share same origin.
5)Some life threatening causes of chest pain:
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6)
-Cardiac biomarkers and ECG is important to differentiate all the 3 types of ACS:
STEMI will get ST elevation in ECG and increases cardiac biomarkers
NSTEMI will only get increases cardiac biomarkers
Unstable angina won’t get any changes in both ECG or cardiac biomarkers.
Extra notes
1. Stabbing pain is not typical feature of MI
2. Usually atypical MI present by women and diabetic patient
3. Smoker remember to ask about copd
4. Patient with copd will die of bronchopneumonia and MI
5. Patient who had MI before will be give Beta blocker
6. Nitrates are venodilator . there is no ixed doses for it . remember give nitrate free interval
means low dose is more effective and the last tablet usually given at 6 or 8p. so that the patient
will be free from nitrate in the morning
7. Remember ldl level
8. 1.8 for patient with c oronary artery disease
9. 2.6 for patient with DM more than 10 years without coronary artery diseases
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