This week we explore the variety of chest pain emergencies that present to our Emergency Department via ambulance, dinghy, helicopter or even sometimes by bicycle.
Taking a targeted chest pain history and performing an efficient examination is a skill that develops over time. This skill is essential, particularly in chest pain emergencies, where time is of the essence.
Chest Pain: What is the Value of a Good History?
This week we discuss thrombolysis of STEMI and emergencies related to ACS presentations including arrhythmias and cardiogenic shock and become familiar with ALS and the defibrillator.
Acute Coronary Syndromes
As an aside:
Making good decisions in the ED. #RCEM15 #EuSEM15
ACS Clinical Pathway
Emergency Department Chest Pain Assessment Tool
Possible Cardiac Chest Pain Pathway
Thrombolysis for STEMI Pathway