Evaluation of chest pain in the emergency department.

  title={Evaluation of chest pain in the emergency department.},
  author={Arthur L. Kellermann},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={123 4},
  pages={314-5; author reply 317-8}
TO THE EDITOR: In their editorial, Drs. Kaul and Abbott [1] assert that emergency physicians are less adept than cardiologists at differentiating chest pain of ischemic origin. No literature is cited to support this claim. The authors also recommend that emergency physicians consult a cardiologist whenever they are confronted with chest pain of uncertain origin. If this advice were followed, emergency physicians would generate millions of additional consultation requests each year. The authors… CONTINUE READING

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