Chest Pain

Weekly Workout November 27, 2023
Must know ECGs and differentials in patients with chest pain or shortness of breath

A 63-year-old woman is brought to the emergency department by EMS for chest pain and shortness of breath. The following ECG was obtained:

Weekly Workout December 5, 2022
ECG Basics & Fundamentals: the value of clinical decisions instruments and what to do when evaluating patients with a concerning chest pain story

A 68-year-old man with PMHx of HTN and cigarette smoking presents to the ED with severe central chest pain and mild shortness of breath for 1 hour. Pain is constant…

Weekly Workout November 27, 2022
The value of obtaining a thorough history of presenting illness in patients with chest pain

A 28-year-old man with no known past medical history presents to the emergency department with central chest pain after being elbowed in the chest while playing football. Pain radiates to…

Weekly Workout January 5, 2015
ECG Basics & Fundamentals: A stepwise approach to ECG interpretation in patients with chest pain and clinical concern for an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) with pearls and pitfalls in obtaining chest pain histories

HPI: 61 year old male with significant cardiac risk factors presents with chest pain that that radiates down both arms. The pain is exertional and improves with rest. His pain…

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