PV Card: Pericarditis – Diagnosis and Treatment Recommendations

Feb 02, 15
PV Card: Pericarditis – Diagnosis and Treatment Recommendations

pericarditis

When the topic of pericarditis is mentioned, the classic electrocardiogram (ECG) findings of diffuse ST elevation and PR depression are often the focus of discussion. What about the criteria for diagnosis, the 3-prong approach to treatment, and contraindications to colchicine? These are the great questions answered by Dr. Chris Bond (@socmobem) in this PV card, which summarize 3 key papers by Imazio et al from the New England Journal of Medicine, Archives of Internal Medicine, and Circulation.

 

PV Card: Pericarditis – Diagnosis and Treatment

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Michelle Lin, MD

ALiEM Founder and CEO
Professor and Digital Innovation Lab Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

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