News tagged with chest pain

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Many chest X-rays in children are unnecessary

Researchers at Mayo Clinic found that some children are receiving chest X-rays that may be unnecessary and offer no clinical benefit to the patient, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting ...

Dec 03, 2014
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Study shows children’s chest pains rarely a concern

(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in Pediatrics shows that chest pains in children are rarely a cause for concern and are not usually a sign of an underlying heart condition. More often than not, the chest pains ...

Oct 12, 2011
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Chest complaints more costly in obese patients

(HealthDay)—Higher body mass index (BMI) is associated with increased cost of care and longer hospital stays for patients who present to the emergency department with chest pain and dyspnea, according to ...

Mar 08, 2014
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Chest pain

In medicine, chest pain is a symptom of a number of serious conditions and is generally considered a medical emergency. Even though it may be determined that the chest pain is non-cardiac in origin, this is often a diagnosis of exclusion made after ruling out more serious causes of the pain.

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