Cardiology  |  Chest Pain Pathway - ECG




Cardiology

Chest Pain Pathway - ECG

Take an ECG as soon as possible:

  • Where possible forward copy of ECG or results to hospital,
  • Do not delay transfer to hospital to record and send the ECG.
  • Normal ECG does not exclude acute coronary syndrome.
  • Compare with past ECG if possible .

 

Note:

Consider V4R lead in a situation where the ECG is normal with continuing chest pain

 

Other Investigations:

Detail relevant lab investigations - include specifically FBC, creatinine, electrolytes, TFT, lipids, glucose, HbA1c.



Last updated : Friday, August 21, 2015
Next review date : Saturday, August 20,2016


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