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Introduction Diagnosis

Assessment ..andmanagement ofjife-threatening manifestations

Agitated, ..delirium., and. .seizures

Hypertension

Myocardial... ischemia

Dysrhythmias

Pulmonary.ncomP,liCatio,n,s

OtheracuteischemiC.. events

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