Two terms you’ve probably heard mentioned are STEMI and NSTEMI, and you may be wondering what the difference between these two cardiac events is. In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The key differences between STEMI and NSTEMI
  • How to recognize a STEMI on the ECG
  • What “contiguous leads” actually means
  • Signs and symptoms of myocardial infarction
  • Tests utilize to diagnose and evaluate an MI
  • How STEMI and NSTEMI are treated

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