• Please watch the SEMEP (Southampton Emergency Medical Education Project) video on an Introduction to Chest Pain
  • After you have done this print out Chest pain in our emergency department and give the second page to your clinical supervisor for sign off
  • The links below are for interest and further learning, should you wish it, but do not form part of the e-Induction.

Remember! If you want to discharge a patient who presented with non-traumatic chest pain, they need to be discussed with, and ideally reviewed by, the most senior doctor in the department. CEM Quality Indicator.

Chest Pain Big 5 – have you considered

  1. Acute Coronary Syndrome
  2. Pulmonary Embolism
  3. Pneumothorax
  4. Aortic Dissection
  5. Pneumonia

Useful links to other resources