Surviving PE: A Story of Right Place at the Right Time

Surviving PE: A Story of Right Place at the Right Time
This is a case study of a 55 yo male that had not seen a provider for many years. He had taken his wife to her PCP. The wife mentioned that the patient had experienced chest pain and SOB earlier that morning while taking out the trash. The PCP completed an ECG on the patient and identifies ECG changes; so has the patient admitted for NSTEMI. On the day after admission, as the patient is returning to his room from a CTPE, he experiences PEA arrest, in transported to the cath lab with CPR is in progress, and is placed… ... read more
Source: Journal of Vascular NursingPublished on 2018-06-01