What specific measures are taken for a patient experiencing symptoms of an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) who also has a history of heart bypass or an internal defibrillator?
Never start CPR before clearing with the ER physician.
Check to see if the patient has the classic bypass scar.
Implement the same measures as for any patient with AMI symptoms.
Avoid performing CPR on patient with an internal defibrillator.
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