[Answer] A patient with ST-segment elevation MI has ongoing chest discomfort. Fibrinolytic therapy has been ordered. Heparin 4000 units IV bolus was administered and a heparin infusion of 1000 units per hour is being administered. ASA was not taken by the patient because he had a history of gastritis treated 5 years ago. What is the next action?

Answer: Give ASA 160-325 chewed immediately
A patient with ST-segment elevation MI has ongoing chest discomfort. Fibrinolytic therapy has been ordered. Heparin 4000 units IV bolus was administered and a heparin infu…

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