The EMS Handoff: Hold the Nitro… Or Don’t

The EMS Handoff

This week, Bradley, Eric and David come together for a conversation over a case study. In this case, study we take a look at the treatment and transportation of a 56 year old who is complaining of chest pain. The 12-lead confirms that. Would you administer the nitroglycerin or hold for another treatment?

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Prehospital Nitroglycerin Safety in Inferior ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

NTG administration to patients with chest pain and inferior STEMI is not associated with a higher rate of hypotension compared to patients with STEMI in other territories.

The Era of Reperfusion


Inferior Wall Acute Myocardial Infarction: Not as Preload Dependent as Once Thought?

Effect of early treatment with anti-hypertensive drugs on short and long-term mortality in patients with an acute cardiovascular event

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