• AHA/ACC Issues First Comprehensive Guidance on Chest Pain

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    The clinical practice guideline offers a contemporary approach to determine which patients need further testing and which do not, and discourages the use of 'atypical' in favor of 'noncardiac' chest pain.
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  • ACC, AHA publish first guideline for evaluation, diagnosis of chest pain

    ACC, AHA publish first guideline for evaluation, diagnosis of chest pain

    1 month ago - By Healio

    For the first time, the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines published recommendations for the evaluation and diagnosis of patients who present to the ED with chest pain.
    The new evidence-based guideline, published in Circulation, is backed by the AHA, ACC, American Society of Echocardiography, the American College of Chest Physicians, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography and the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.
    “These are the first guidelines for
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