Cardiovascular Emergencies Top 10
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Credit/contact hours: .5 hours
Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes
Publication Date: March 8, 2018
Expiration date: March 7, 2024
Reviewed: March 6, 2021
It is challenging for physicians to learn how quickly to react to changes in a patient’s clinical status. In this exercise, we identify a Top 10 List of Cardiovascular Emergencies that a physician should understand in caring for acutely ill patients. Because these conditions are both rare and highly urgent, physicians should spend time studying them in advance to anticipate them in the right clinical context.
You Will Learn
- The presentation and initial management of eleven specific cardiovascular emergencies.
- The likely therapeutic responses.
- The consultants and expertise required to achieve an optimal result.
- To collaborate effectively with a Heart Team to allow rapid diagnosis and treatment of eleven cardiovascular emergencies.