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Five Chest Pain Emergencies: Part 2

Part 2 of 2: Here’s a refresher on how we as EMS providers can play a role in saving lives.
Photo shows a patient being treated in an ambulance.

New Approach Helps Paramedics Better Assess Chest Pain

A study conducted at Wake Forest Baptist Health shows that on-scene use of a new protocol and advanced diagnostic equipment can help paramedics better identify patients at high risk for adverse cardiac events.

ECG Consult: 46yo Male Banker with Sudden Onset Left-sided Chest Pain

You arrive on scene and find a 46-year-old male complaining of sudden onset left-sided chest pain that radiates to his jaw and left shoulder.