Chest pain

Edited by Philip Downing

in Emergencies in Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199226573
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597604 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Chest pain

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Differential diagnosis - Aortic dissection - Myocardial infarction - Oesophageal rupture - Angina - Blunt trauma - Chest infection - Pericarditis - Pleuritic pain - Pneumothorax - Pulmonary embolus - Anxiety - Gallbladder disease - Gastritis - Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease - Musculoskeletal pain

Chapter.  3359 words. 

Subjects: Nursing Skills ; Pain Medicine

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