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Chest pain walking by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:26pm Day shift: Ten calls; all by ambulance. Stats: 1 ?fit; 4 Chest pains (one eTOH, so possibly not); 1 RTC with knee injury; 1 Hypothermia; 1 DIB; 1 Seizure with chest pain; 1 faint. Off to the Strand before I had a chance to grab a coffee and a homeless man is lying on the pavement, near his usual haunt, after having what his friend describ ... Read on »
Chest pain by Stuart G. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:26pm Six calls – two refused, four by ambulance. Forty kilograms is a lot of weight to drop onto your chest and my first call was to a 57 year-old, in good health and with years of experience ‘pumping iron’ who did just that. He’d been working out, as usual, in his local gym when the Swiss ball (an inflated rubber ball used for various exercise ... Read on »
So what can I call an ambulance for? by Beaker .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 7:20pm Original posted 19/12/08. Edited 20/12/08 In this time of too many calls and not enough ambulances I thought I'd try and give you an idea of the main things we look at. This isn't the shortcut to a quick ambulance. These are the 4 areas that could cost you your life and hence have the most effect on our triage system. Chest Pain You have pr ... Read on »
Emergency room woes: An ache, a pain or what? by Jan Hasak Posted Tue 28 Jun 2011 4:57pm Last Thursday at 2:30 am I found myself lying on a bed at our local ER with a curtain drawn around my tight quarters, wondering if this nightmare would be one from which I would awaken soon. The drama actually unfolded the day before when I had an echocardiogram (E.C.H.O.) to check on my mitral valve prolapse . This condition, which I’ve ... Read on »
Women with Chest Pain Not Treated the Same as Men by EMS by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted Fri 05 Jun 2009 4:17pm 1 Comment  Women have been shown to be more likely to die than men when they have a heart attack. When a woman arrives at a hospital with a heart attack she is not treated as aggressively as a man. This may be because women do not always have chest pain – the cardinal sign of a heart attack. A recent study presented at the Society for Academic Emer ... Read on »
Final update for 74 year old male CC: Chest pain by JASON WINTER Posted Fri 30 Apr 2010 7:56am Here's the final update on the most recent case. First of all, this was a male, not a female. I don't know how that misunderstanding happened. At any rate, here are the notes from the ED physician. Medical screening exam undertaken. HPI text: This a 74 year-old white male reports onset of pressure in the anteri ... Read on »
Is Chest Pain A Definite Sign for Heart Attack? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Fri 30 Sep 2011 11:25am When someone is having a serious pain in the chest, the first thing that comes to our mind is: is he or she having a heart attack (or myocardial infarction)? Serious pain in the chest seems to be an obvious sign of a heart attack. Researchers from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, however, did not appear to agree. In their pap ... Read on »
76 year old female CC: Chest pain by JASON WINTER Posted Tue 14 Sep 2010 9:39am EMS is called to the beach for a 76 year old female complaining of shortness of breath. Past medical history of emphysema. On arrival, the patient is found sitting in a beach chair alert and oriented to person, place, time, and event. She does not appear to be in any acute distress. The patient states that she was out wake-boarding when she ... Read on »
What Do Chest Pains During Exercise Mean?: My Most Humiliating Medical Moment EVER. [Topless Treadmill Running] by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Nov 2013 1:07am  This is totally true. Scares the everloving crap out of me.  Topless treadmill running has never been on my fitness bucket list but then neither was being a pro NFL cheeleader for a day or doing crunches on an underwater produce scale in an ice-cold pool for half an hour and I ended up doing both of those. So. So maybe I shoul ... Read on »
45 year old with chest pain by Stephen Smith Posted Sun 26 Jan 2014 1:41pm A 45-year-old male was in his usual state of health until three hours prior to arrival, when he developed left-sided chest pressure with radiation to the neck while walking. His pre-hospital ECG is identical to the first emergency department ECG shown in Figure 1. Based on this, the paramedics activated the cath lab, administered nitroglycerin, ... Read on »