Abdominal crunches as an unusual cause of empyema
- Patients benefit from follow-up care after evaluation for chest pain. // Cardiology Today;Jun2013, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p26
The article discusses research being done on the outcome of follow-up with a cardiologist after discharge from the emergency department (ED) for chest pain.
- A Case of Hydatid Cyst Admitted to Emergency with Chest Pain. Karataş, Aydın Deniz; Kaplan, Tevfik; Durkaya, Suat // Journal of Academic Emergency Medicine Case Reports / Akademik A;2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p32
Hydatid disease remains a serious health problem for the Mediterranean countries, such as Turkey. At present Hydatid cyst is an endemic public health problem that is seen especially in some parts of South America, Middle Asia and South Europe. Pleural hydatid cyst is seen rarely and is supposed...
- Gastric perforation secondary to incarcerated hiatus hernia: an important differential in the diagnosis of central crushing chest pain. Trainor, Dominic; Duffy, Martin; Kennedy, Andrew; Glover, Paul; Mullan, Brian // Emergency Medicine Journal;Aug2007, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p603
The article describes the case of a female patient complaining with acute chest pain due to gastric perforation associated with incarcerated hiatus hernia. The patient presented in the emergency department with a central crushing chest pain. Chest radiography scans revealed a hiatus hernia and...
- The Beat Goes On. Ross, John J.; Britton, Kathryn A.; Desai, Akshay S.; Stevenson, William G. // New England Journal of Medicine;4/15/2010, Vol. 362 Issue 15, pe53
The article presents a case study of a 45-year-old man who was taken to the emergency room after a syncopal event without reporting any chest pain.
- Evaluation of Chest Pain in the Emergency Department. Kaul, Sajiv; Abott, Robert D. // Annals of Internal Medicine;12/15/94, Vol. 121 Issue 12, p976
Discusses the considerations in the evaluation of chest pain in the emergency department. Alternative approaches for decreasing unnecessary hospital admission and improving the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction in the emergency department; Views on the skills of emergency department...
- Aboriginal people's experience of ED investigation for chest pain. Bradley, Tracey // Australian Nursing & Midwifery Journal;Dec2013/Jan2014, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p41
The article reports on research which is being conducted in 2013 by the Australian health firm Peninsula Health and Australia's Department of Health to investigate the experiences of Indigenous patients who presented to three Australian emergency departments with chest pain.
- Incremental Value of Computed Tomography in Triaging Emergency Department Patients With Acute Chest Pain. Lee, Kristy; Kan, Manstein; Rastegar, Rashin F.; Roy, Elizabeth; Berger, Ferco H.; Nicolaou, Savvas // Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal;Nov2012, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p275
The article presents an overview of computed tomography imaging modalities which are used during triaging in hospital emergency departments with patients with acute chest pain. A discussion of the added value which hospital emergency departments can find from using multidetector computed...
- Anomalous Single Coronary Artery with Absent Right Coronary Artery. Tanawuttiwat, Tanyanan; Harindhanavudhi, Tasma; Trivedi, Dinker // Texas Heart Institute Journal;2009, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p362
The article focuses on the detection of an anomalous single coronary artery without the right coronary artery (RCA) using multidetector computed tomographic angiography in a middle-aged woman. The patient presented to an emergency department complaining about recurrent susternal chest pain. Her...
- Major Reasons Given by Patients for Emergency Room Visits, 2002. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2005, p85
The article presents statistics related to reasons given by patients for emergency room visits in the U.S. Some of the categories included are Stomach pain, cramps, and spasms; Chest pain and related symptoms; Shortness of breath; Low back symptoms.