Cardiac disease in pediatric patients presenting to a pediatric ED with chest pain.

@article{Drossner2011CardiacDI,
  title={Cardiac disease in pediatric patients presenting to a pediatric ED with chest pain.},
  author={David M. Drossner and Daniel A. Hirsh and Jesse J. Sturm and William T. Mahle and David J Goo and Robert Massey and Harold K. Simon},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={
          632-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Chest pain is a frequent chief complaint among the pediatric population. To date, limited data exist on the full spectrum of emergent cardiac disease among such patients; and existing data have been limited to relatively small cohorts. OBJECTIVES The aims of the study were to investigate the emergent cardiac etiologies of chest pain in a large cohort of patients presenting to a tertiary care pediatric emergency department (PED) and to examine the use of resources (electrocardiogram… CONTINUE READING

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