Myocardial Infarction (MI): In a Nutshell (Nursing)

by Prof. Lawes

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    00:01 So let's wrap up this video series.

    00:03 An MI is a localized area of necrotic or dead tissue in the heart a patient experiencing a STEMI an ST segment elevation MI is likely to have more damage and worse prognosis in someone with a non-STEMI.

    00:19 The faster the blood flow can be restored the better chance the patient has of minimizing irreversible death of the cardiac cells.

    00:27 EKG changes such as a hyperacute T wave or ST segment elevation can indicate an acute cardiac event.

    00:35 Thank you for watching our video today.

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    The lecture Myocardial Infarction (MI): In a Nutshell (Nursing) by Prof. Lawes is from the course Acute Coronary Syndrome (Nursing) .

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    1. A localized area of necrotic cardiac tissue
    2. Sudden cardiac arrest
    3. Temporary cardiac tissue hypoxia
    4. Chest pain due to coronary vasospasm

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