Cardiology  |  Chest Pain Pathway - Examination




Cardiology

Chest Pain Pathway - Examination

 Full cardiovascular and respiratory examination required including:

  • Pulse rate and character.
  • Blood pressure.
  • Presence of cardiac murmur.

 

Note: Aortic stenosis is:

  • Typically located right sternal edge and radiates to the carotid arteries may have associated narrow pulse pressure, slow rising pulse, aortic thrill, fourth heart sound.
  • Can be associated with syncope and chest pain.


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


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