What is the difference between a myocardial infarction and angina pectoris?.
What is the difference between a myocardial infarction and angina pectoris? Use the following terms (or derivatives) in your answer: infarct, ischemia,thrombus, and occlusion.
Joe Sixpack recently visited the dentist to have his teeth cleaned and checked. During the cleaning process, Joe had some bleeding from his gums. A couple of days later, Joe developed a fever, rapid heartbeat, sweating, and chills. He visited his family physician who detected a slight heart murmur. Joe was given antibiotics and continued to have his heart monitored.
Question for you to answer:
How was Joe’s dental visit related to his illness?
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