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When a patient comes in to an emergency room and there is

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When a patient comes in to an emergency room and there is some suspicion that he may have had or be having a heart attack and nitroglycerin is going to be administered, does the standard of care require that the patient be hooked up to an EEG Machine before the administration of the nitroglycerin?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 month ago.

Dear customer,

Thank you for the question.

Yes, if this is the first time that he has had such concerning chest pain an ECG should be done for diagnosis before giving nitroglycerin.

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Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 27 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 26 days ago.

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