Question of the Week

November 20, 2019

In between Mohs layers, a 73-year-old male patient is found non-responsive in the waiting room. His partner notes he was complaining of retrosternal chest pain that radiated down his left arm just prior to collapsing. On examination, no pulse or breathing is noted. What is the correct next step?

  • Give resuscitation breaths
  • Obtain IV access
  • Obtain an EKG
  • Activate emergency response system
  • Administer epinephrine

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