Approach to chest pain in Emergency Room (ER)

Approach to chest pain in Emergency Room (ER)

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What you'll learn

Chest pain is defined as the acute onset of pain, tightness, or pressure in the anterior thorax region between the suprasternal notch, the xiphoid process, and both midaxillary lines. Chest pain is one of the common symptoms of various cardiac and non-cardiac diseases that rushes the patients to the physician’s office and emergency department. Cardiac cause of chest pain is 20%, only 5.5% of cases come under life-threatening cause and half of the patients are misdiagnosed to have a non-cardiac more »»

Most of the time chest pain is misdiagnosed as anginal pain and it is especially important to differentiate the normal chest pain from other kinds of chest pain. By the end of this course on Approach to the chest in the Emergency Room, you will be able to identify different causes of chest pain, differential diagnosis, various diagnostic tests, cardio markers help in identifying the form of chest pain and explain the management. This course consists of a case study format of explaining the different scenarios related to chest pain and their management.

Who Should Attend?
All Healthcare personnel, such as

  • Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Paramedical Staff
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)
  • Primary health care doctors

Key concepts covered include:

This expert talk has

  • Case study format of explaining the different scenarios related to chest pain
  • Management in these scenarios


Dr. Kumar Narayanan

MD, DM (Card), FHRS, CEPS (A) Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist, Medicover Hospitals, Hyderabad, India


International Certifications:

  • Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS), 2018
  • Certified Electrophysiology Specialist (CEPS-A), International Board
    of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE), 2014

Professional Summary:
He is an experienced cardiologist and electrophysiologist with considerable experience over the past 12 years in both rhythm disorders and interventional cardiology. He completed his cardiology training from the internationally renowned Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, India where he also did his internal medicine residency as well as undergraduate medical school. He has previously worked as a teaching faculty (Associate Professor) in the Department of Cardiology, CMC, Vellore, for four years (2008-12). He was the recipient of the international Dr. Thomas Peter Menteeship in cardiac electrophysiology in 2010. From 2012 to 2015, He was part of the division of Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, the USA where he completed an accredited

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