Review addresses chest pain in young adults presenting to ER

(HealthDay)—For young adults presenting to the emergency department with acute chest pain, after ruling out cardiac risk, physicians should focus on stress reaction, according to a review published in the March issue of ...


Stethoscope still valuable despite technological advances

(HealthDay)—Despite advances in medical technology, the stethoscope still has important diagnostic value, according to an editorial published online Jan. 15 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.


Minimal yield seen for routine noninvasive testing for CAD

(HealthDay)—For patients presenting with acute chest pain and low clinical risk evaluated in a chest pain evaluation center (CPEC), the yield of routine noninvasive testing is low for coronary artery disease (CAD), according ...

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