Congestive Heart Failure Mnemonic

  What is congestive heart failure (CHF)? Heart failure describes the inability or failure of the heart to adequately meet the needs of organs and tissues for oxygen and nutrients. This decrease in cardiac output, the amount of blood that the heart pumps, is not adequate to circulate the blood returning to the heart from the body and lungs, causing […]

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MONA treatment of Chest Pain /AMI (Acute Myocardial Infarction)

The treatment for chest pain and AMI.  This does not show the order of treatment. It is just a quick mnemonic on the basic treatment. Remember that if the patient is having a right sided MI, the treatment will differ. In this case, we will avoid vasodilators such as Morphine, diuretics and Nitroglycerin as these may cause parasympathetic stimulation.

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