a set of signs and symptoms related to decreased blood flow to the heart. ACS is compatible with a diagnosis of acute myocardial ischemia, but it is not pathonomonic.
- chest pain
- tightness around the chest and radiating to the left arm and the left angle of the jaw.
- may be associated with diaphoresis
- shortness of breath.
- Some may report palpitations
- feeling of anxiety
- sense of impending doom
Diagnosis of MI:
- Blood tests – troponin marker levels