Chest Pain

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Clinical factors that INCREASE likelihood of ACS/AMI:

  • CP radiating bilaterally > right > left
  • Diaphoresis associated with CP
  • N/V associated with CP
  • Pain with exertion

Clinical factors that DECREASE likelihood of ACS/AMI:
Chest pain that is:

  • Pleuritic
  • Positional
  • Sharp, stabbing
  • Reproducible with palpation

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