Types of MI's
- 0Sep 9, '07 by mycatmaxI am a new cardiac nurse and I work on an intervention floor where I get people back from cardiac caths and I also have people who have had MI's. I am looking for some type of table or chart or something like that that shows locations and types of mi's. I have printed some pictures of the heart and coronary arteries and what arteries supply what parts of the heart. But I still feel like I need more information. Can anyone direct me to a website that has this information in BLACK AND WHITE?
from a newbie
- 0Sep 9, '07 by emtb2rnTry this site, http://www.rjmatthewsmd.com/Definiti...infarction.htm. You can click on the various links to see diagrams.
Hope this helps.
- 0Sep 12, '07 by Spidey's mom GuideFunny - I found a RN Magazine from 02 today that I hadn't read yet and was reading about types of MI's . . .it had a chart too. I don't know if you can look at archives of the magazine but it was in May 2002 and called "Left vs. Right ventricular MI: Which is it?" by Kimberley Litton.
- 1Nov 1, '08 by Cathlabnurse46It's fairly easy. But take a 12 lead course. Your cath lab will usually have a few pocket guides.
RCA = inf wall (70-80% of the time) leads II,III & AVF
LAD & Diag's = Ant septal V1-V3
Circ and OM's= Ant lat V4-V6 (or Inf 20% of the time depending on if the RCA or the Circ give rise to the vessle called the PDA)
STEMI = ST elevation MI in those leads mentioned with or without a Q wave. A Q wave is a perment scare and should not be present in any lead with the excemption of V1 (called a septal Q) and not deeper than 1/3 the hight of the R wave.
Non-STEMI is T wave inversion or ST depression (ishemia) with corrolating trops.