Od-014181 Chest Pain- An Emergency Medicine Approach

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On Demand

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No

Description

Chest Pain: An Emergency Medicine Approach

Objectives

  • Define the spectrum of ACS
  • Describe classic presentations: Acute coronary syndrome; Pulmonary embolus; Pneumothorax; Aortic dissection; Pericarditis; Esophageal rupture (Boerhaave syndrome)
  • Orientation to emergency medicine decision-making: List the critical diagnoses for chest pain; Discuss the timing of cardiac markers; Formulate the clinical probability of pulmonary embolus in the patient presenting with chest pain; Review of key features of critical ED chest pain diagnoses

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Free

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Organization

MedStar Washington Hospital Center