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Chest Pain (Management of)

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Diseases of the Aorta
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)
Acute Cardiac Care
Guidelines version available to download
Published in 2002
Reference European Heart Journal (2002) 23, 1153–1176; doi:10.1053/euhj.2002.3194
Table of contents: Full Text (ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines)
  1. Epidemiology
  2. Symptoms and clinical findings
  3. Diagnostic tests in acute chest pain
    • The electrocardiogram, Biochemical markers, Imaging techniques
  4. Clinical decision making
  5. The five doors and the fast track
    1. The first: the patient
    2. The second: the general practitioner
    3. The third: the dispatch centre
    4. The fourth: the ambulance
    5. The fifth: the hospital
  6. Quality assessment