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Related to precordial: Precordial catch syndrome, Precordial pain, Precordial thump, precordial leads

pre·cor·di·al

(prē-kōr'dē-ăl),
Relating to the precordia.

precordial

pre·cor·di·al

(prē-kōr'dē-ăl)
Relating to the precordia.
Synonym(s): praecordial.

precordial,

adj pertaining to the region over the heart or stomach: the epigastrium and inferior portion of the thorax.

precordial

pertaining to the precordium.

precordial electric shock
precordial thump
a sharp blow to the sternum to revive heart action is used in certain types of cardiac arrest in humans. It has not been of proven benefit in animals.
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Treatment Considerations * Stabbing or burning, variable in position & intensity * Unrelated to physical exertion, unresponsive to NTG * Neuromuscular, pleurisy or GI * SOB, weakness & fatigue, check cardiovascular output * Na & K supplement, manage anemia, arrhythmia's, hypoglycemia, drug toxic, elect * Antiplatelet drugs, Aspirin, ticlopidine 250 mg bid, clopidogrel 75 mg d * Diet: Fruits, vegetables (fiber, proteins) 5 servings/d * Exercise: Frequency 2 X wk, Intensity HR > 100, Duration 20-30 min * Method 8-12 repetition 8-10 muscle groups DRG 140 Angina Pectoris A clinical syndrome due to myocardial ischemia characterized by episodes of precordial discomfort or pressure, typically precipitated by exertion and relieved by rest or sublingual nitroglycerin.
For example, precordial electrodes just 2 cm out of position can significantly distort R waves and ST segments, causing a wrong interpretation and, potentially, leading to a wrong diagnosis or treatment.
All vital signs were within normal limits, and no precordial murmurs, friction rubs, or thrills were present.
The UNI-LEAD(TM) Adult Disposable Precordial ECG Electrode System integrates the six chest electrodes used to acquire an electrocardiogram into one thin flexible array for efficient application.
The UNI-LEAD(TM) Adult Disposable Precordial ECG Electrode System integrates the six single chest electrodes used to acquire an ECG into one thin, flexible array for ease of application.
Electrocardiography (ECG) showed a 1 mm ST-segment depression in the precordial derivation and a 1.
Symptoms, signs and ECG findings in pulmonary arterial hypertension Symptoms Signs ECG findings Dyspnoea on Tachypnoea Right atrial hypertrophy exertion Fatigue Tachycardia Right ventricular hypertrophy Chest pain Distended neck veins R/S ratio >1 in V1 Syncope Left parasternal Deep S waves in precordial lift leads Palpitations Audible tricuspid Right atrial enlargement regurgitation murmur shows peaked P waves in inferior leads Lower Ascites Extremity Lower extremity Swelling oedema
The ECG typically shows a RBBB block pattern with an inferior axis and a QRS transition in precordial leads V3 and V4.