8. Chest Pain

  1. Ian Wood MA, RN, DipN (Lond) and
  2. Michelle Garner MPhil, BSc (Hons), RN, DipN (Lond)
  1. Michelle Garner

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702864.ch8

Initial Management of Acute Medical Patients

Initial Management of Acute Medical Patients

How to Cite

Garner, M. (2012) Chest Pain, in Initial Management of Acute Medical Patients (eds I. Wood and M. Garner), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702864.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 16 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337167

Online ISBN: 9781118702864

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Keywords:

  • Acute coronary syndrome (ACS);
  • Anti-platelet and antithrombin therapy;
  • Chest pain;
  • Coronary heart disease (CHD);
  • Non-cardiac chest pain;
  • Unstable angina;
  • Nursing management;
  • Pulmonary embolism;
  • ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI);
  • Stable angina

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A: Chest Pain Of Cardiac Origin

  • B: Non-Cardiac Chest Pain