TITLE

Assessment and treatment of chest pain

AUTHOR(S)
Tough, Jackie
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;5/26/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 37, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides insights into the management and treatment of chest pain. Identification of the anatomy and physiology of organs associated with chest pain; Treatment required for cardiac and life-threatening causes of chest pain; Nursing care of patients with acute coronary syndromes.
ACCESSION #
13269311

 

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