Myocardial Infarction and Unstable Angina

Diagnosis Rule out myocardial infarction 4. Vital signs q1h. Call physician if pulse > 90,< 60 BP > 150 90, < 90 60 R> 25, < 12 T > 38.5 C. 5. Activity Bed rest with bedside commode. 7. Nursing Guaiac stools. If patient has chest pain, obtain 12-lead ECG and call physician. 8. Diet Cardiac diet, 1-2 gm sodium, low fat, low cholesterol diet. No caffeine or temperature extremes. 10. Special Medications -Oxygen 2-4 L min by NC. -Aspirin 325 mg PO, chew...