Chest pain unit in an internal medicine department: comparison of a year with the facility to a year without.

BACKGROUND Chest pain is one of the most common reasons for emergency department visits and hospital admissions. Chest pain units (CPU) are being incorporated in tertiary hospitals for rapid and effective management of patients with chest pain. In Israel prior to 2010, only one chest pain unit existed in a tertiary hospital. OBJECTIVES To report our first… (More)