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Management of chest pain: a prospective study from Norwegian out-of-hours primary care
(BioMed Central, 2014-03-24)
Background: Chest pain is a common diagnostic challenge in primary care and diagnostic measures are often aimed at confirming or ruling out acute ischaemic heart disease. The aim of this study was to investigate management ...
Acute chest pain - A prospective population based study of contacts to Norwegian emergency medical communication centres
(BioMed Central, 2011-07-21)
Background: Acute chest pain is a frequently occurring symptom in patients with medical emergencies and imposes potentially life threatening situations outside hospitals. Little is known about the epidemiology of ...
Chest pain out-of-hours – an interview study of primary care physicians’ diagnostic approach, tolerance of risk and attitudes to hospital admission
(BioMed Central, 2014-12-21)
Background: Acute chest pain constitutes a considerable diagnostic challenge outside hospitals. This will often lead to uncertainty in choosing the right management, and the physicians’ approach may be influenced by ...