- 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
- Acute Coronary Syndrome
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Aortic Dissection
Useful links to other resources
- BMJ Learning Chest pain of recent origin – assessment and diagnosis: in association with NICE
- BMJ Learning The ECG in patients with chest pain: diagnostic picture tests
- Doctors.net Acute chest pain