Chest pain may be a symptom of a number of serious conditions and is generally considered a medical emergency. Even though it may be determined that the 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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... Chest pain is the presenting symptom in about 12% of emergency department visits in the United States and has a one year mortality of about 5% ...
... Anthony’s Medical Center earned the highest level of accreditation available as a Chest Pain Center with PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) from the Society of Chest Pain Centers ... Louis to receive Accredited Chest Pain Center designation by the Society of Chest Pain Centers ...
... The Society of Chest Pain Centers has granted the designation of Accredited Chest Pain Center to each of the five hospitals in the Baptist Health System ... They are the first, and currently only, accredited Chest Pain Centers in San Antonio, and are among fewer than 180 in the nation ...
... Chest pain can be the result of multiple issues including respiratory problems, digestive issues, musculoskeletal complications ... The pain can trigger cardiac issues as well ... Not all pain that is felt is associated with the heart, but it should not be taken lightly either ...
... (PCI) from the Accreditation Review Committee of the Society of Chest Pain Centers ... The Chest Pain Center at University Hospital demonstrated its expertise and commitment to quality patient care by meeting or exceeding a wide set of stringent criteria and completing on-site evaluations by ... Key areas in which a Chest Pain Center must demonstrate expertise include Integrating the emergency department with the local emergency medical system ...
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