Understanding differences between stemi and nstemi | allnurses

Hello everyone! I& a nursing student and i& having some difficulty with understanding the difference in stemi and nstemi with MI and ACS. So, let me see if I can explain what I know and make

A red thrombus (ie clot) causing a 100% occlusion of a 4mm in diameter circumflex coronary artery which caused a ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (ie heart attack). Never underestimate the ability of something so small to kill you.

A red thrombus (ie clot) causing a occlusion of a in diameter circumflex coronary artery which caused a ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (ie heart attack). Never underestimate the ability of something so small to kill you.

Inferior MI     ST elevation in II, III, VF     Right coronary artery  Anterior MI     ST elevation in V3 to V4     Left anterior descending artery  Lateral MI     ST elevation in V5 to V6     Circumflex artery  Posterior MI     ST depression in V3 to V4

Pink – Lead aVR offers no specific view of the left ventricle. Orange – Septal Leads Yellow – Inferior Leads (II, III, aVF) Green – Lateral Leads (I, aVL, Blue – Anterior Leads

ST elevations monitoring for Infarction STEMI Electrocardiogram ECG EKG Cardiac and Telemetry are continuous monitoring for cardiac abnormalities nursingkamp.com Generally if someone is on telemetry the nurse must be monitoring for ECG changes and monitoring in lead 2 Cardiac 40 -Telemetry ECG TWS 032 Nursing KAMP NCLEX Nursing Study Notes

ST elevations monitoring for Infarction STEMI Electrocardiogram ECG EKG Cardiac…

ST ELEVATION on ECG Recognize ST segment elevation in conditions other than…

ST ELEVATION on ECG Recognize ST segment elevation in conditions other than…

ST elevation myocardial infarction - image taken from wikipedia

ECG EKG Interpretation basics how to read MI myocardial infarction angina AF atrial fibrillation ST elevation depression

The evolution of MI on the ECG. ST elevation, Q wave formation, T wave inversion, normalisation with a persistent Q wave

The evolution of MI on the ECG. ST elevation, Q wave formation, T wave inversion, normalisation with a persistent Q wave

Myocardial Infarction - ECGpedia

How to measure ST elevation: New ST elevation at the J-point in two contiguous leads with the cut-off points: small boxes) in men or ≥ mV in women in leads and/or ≥ mV in other leads.

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