Evaluation of the Patient with Acute Chest Pain

Lee, Thomas H.; Goldman, Lee
April 2000
New England Journal of Medicine;04/20/2000, Vol. 342 Issue 16, p1187
Academic Journal
Discusses the importance of correctly diagnosing patients with acute chest pain in order to avoid mistakenly discharging patients with acute myocardial infarction. Clinical evaluation of such patients; Emergency treatment of acute chest pain; Macromolecular markers of myocardial injury; Guidelines for deciding whether to admit a patient suffering from chest pain; Conclusions.


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