Acute Myocardial Infarction.

The patient at this time is ready to be transferred to a cardiac unit for further evaluation and treatment by a cardiologist. Making sure the patient is educated and understands each treatment and why it is important along with the risks is an important part of treating acute cardiac events. It is a scary time for the patient and knowing what is going on can help to ease anxiety and fears.

References

Anderson, J. L., & Morrow, D. A. (2017). Acute Myocardial Infarction. The New England Journal of Medicine. doi: 10.1056/NEJMral606915

Brewer, L. C., Svatikova, A., & Mulvagh, S. L. (2015). The Challenges of Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Ischemic Heart Disease in Women. Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy, 29(4), 355–368. doi: 10.1007/s10557-015-6607-4

Rosenthal, L. D., & Burchum, J. R. (2018). Lehne’s pharmacotherapeutics for advanced practice providers. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.