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Cardiovascular emergencies
DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198570684.003.0004
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date: 12 December 2017

Chest pain 56

Myocardial infarct and unstable angina 58

Tachycardia 60

Bradycardia 66

Other cardiovascular emergencies 68

Chest pain is a common symptom.

Always think—could this be an MI, PE, dissecting aneurysm, or pericarditis?

Ask:

Nature and location of the pain?

Duration of the pain?...

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