Chest Pain

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Pain Quizzes & Trivia

Bellwood EMS Training module C1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most common complaint with myocardial infarction?
    • A. 

      Difficulty breating

    • B. 

      Chest pain

    • C. 

      Nausea/Vomiting

    • D. 

      Syncope

  • 2. 
    In one study of 430,000 people diagnoised with AMI 33% had no chest pain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Atypical presentation of AMI is more prevalent in which of the following?
    • A. 

      Diabetics

    • B. 

      Men

    • C. 

      History of previous AMI

    • D. 

      History of Hypertension

  • 4. 
    Chest pain that lasts greater than 20 or 30 minutes is more likely which of the following?
    • A. 

      Acute Myocardial Infarction

    • B. 

      Angina Pectoris

    • C. 

      Printzmetals Angina

    • D. 

      GERD

  • 5. 
    Angina Pectoris means literally "choking pain in the chest" and is a symptom of what?
  • 6. 
    You are dispatched for the chest pain. Upon your arrival you find a 58 year old male. He is alert and oriented x 3 and is complaining of right sided chest pain that is non-radiating. The patient's pain is reporoducible on palpation. The patient states his pain began after an argument with his wife about 2 hours ago. The patient rates his pain at a 7 of 10 and describes it as "Just Pain that wont go away".  The patient has a history of hypertension, diabetes, and arthritis. The patient is on Atenolol, Glucophage, Aspirin and Ibuprophen. No Allergies. Physical Exam: The patient is ambulatory and alert. The patient's pupils are Perl. The patient's skin color, temperature, and quality are all within normal parameters. Vital signs: BP 176/100  HR:  98  RR: 16 non labored. Lungs: Clear and equal Bilaterally. SPO2: 95% room air. Per our SOP's after initial medical care what would be the next most appropriate action?
    • A. 

      Aspiring 324 mg chewed and swallowed

    • B. 

      12 Lead ECG

    • C. 

      Inquire about the use of Viagra, Levitra, Cialis, or Revatio within 36 hours.

    • D. 

      Administer Nitro 0.4 mg SL

  • 7. 
    For the previous patient what would be the next step in the SOP?
    • A. 

      Administer aspirin 324 mg

    • B. 

      12 lead ekg

    • C. 

      Administer nitro 0.4 mg sl

    • D. 

      Fentanyl 1 mcg/kg IV/IO

  • 8. 
    Same patient. Next step in the SOP.
    • A. 

      Fentanyl 1 mcg/kg IV/IO

    • B. 

      12 Lead EKG

    • C. 

      Nitro 0.4 mg sl

    • D. 

      Aspirin 324 mg

  • 9. 
    Your 56 year old patient was complaining of chest pain. The patient is alert and oriented x 1 (person) and confused. The patient is normally fully alert per family. You have vitals of Bp: 80/58  Hr: 78  Rr: 16. Lungs: Bilateral rales Skin: Pale/cool/moist. Per the chest pain SOP under what SOP would you treat this patient at this time?
    • A. 

      Adult suspected cardiac patient with chest pain

    • B. 

      Adult brady dysrhythmias

    • C. 

      Adult cardiogenic shock

    • D. 

      Adult pulmonary edema

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