#CAD s/p PCI/Cardiac Catheterization
Admitted for observation post-LHC that was significant for ***. S/p PCI with stents placed to ***. Pt recovering adequately from procedure with no evidence of swelling, hemorrhage, loss of perfusion, strength or sensation at arterial entry site.
-Admit for observation on telemetry
-Patient will need at least 6 months of uninterrupted DAPT.
-Aspirin 81 mg 1 tablet by mouth daily for heart attack prevention
-Clopidogrel (Plavix) 75 mg 1 tablet by mouth daily for heart attack prevention
-Optimization of guideline directed medical therapy for coronary atherosclerosis: beta blocker, ARB, and statin (high intensity preferred) as indicated.
-Optimize antianginal therapy.
-Aggressive risk factor modification.
-Consider referral to cardiac rehab outpatient
-Outpatient follow up with cardiology
Post PCI observation template for inpatient medicine