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


Dr. Kumar Narayanan is a senior cardiologist and electrophysiologist with in-depth experience over the past 12 years in the field of cardiology and heart rhythm disorders. He has trained in world-renowned institutes, including the Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, India as well as Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA. He is a keen academician and researcher who has authored close to 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers and two book chapters in cardiology. He is a visiting scientist at the European Georges Pompidou Hospital in Paris. He is actively involved in teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, and postgraduates in Internal Medicine and Cardiology.

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