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Inflammatory heart disorders
Acute Pericarditis Causes
Acute Pericarditis Assessment
Pericardial Sac Inflammation
Sharp Chest Pain
Increased with Inspiration
Pain Decreased by Leaning Forward
Pericardial Friction Rub
T Wave Inversion
May Be Asymptomatic
Acute Pericarditis Interventions
Treat Underlying Disorder
Colchicine + NSAIDs
Place Patient Upright with Head of Bed at 45°
Duke Criteria for Infective Endocarditis
Blood Culture Positive
Two Major Criteria, or
One Major and Three Minor Criteria, or
Five Minor Criteria
Signs and Symptoms
Roth spots/round white spots on retina
Osler nodes/tender lesions on finger or toe pads
Pharyngeal Infection with Strep Pyogenes (Group A Strep)
Rheumatic Heart Disease
Signs and Symptoms
Early Death Due to Myocarditis
Fluid in the Pericardial Sac
Decreased Cardiac Output
Jugular Venous Distention (JVD)
Distant Heart Sounds
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Screen Males 65-75 Who've Ever Smoked
Asymptomatic and < 5 cm in Size
> 5.5 cm in Abdomen
Ruptured or Symptomatic
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