USMLE Step 3 - Question 19

A 32 year old male with no significant past medical history presents to the emergency room with 3 hours of chest pain at rest. His blood pressure is 120/80, heart rate 80, and respirations 20. Physical examination is normal. Laboratory and a chest x-ray is normal. His ECG is below. Which of the following is the appropriate therapy?

 

Pericarditis5

A. Observation

B. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

C. Corticosteroids

D. Emergent cardiac catheterization

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