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Acute Pericarditis Interventions
Treat Underlying Disorder
Colchicine + NSAIDs
Place Patient Upright with Head of Bed at 45°
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
Fluid in the Pericardial Sac
Decreased Cardiac Output
Jugular Venous Distention (JVD)
Distant Heart Sounds
Acute Pericarditis Causes
Evolution of Myocardial Infarction and Complications
Hours to Days
Before 7 Days
Papillary Muscle Rupture
Interventricular Septum Rupture
Before 14 Days
Ventricular Free Wall Rupture
After 14 Days
True Ventricular Aneurysm
Left Ventricular Failure
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