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To explore the symptoms descriptions and situational information provided by patients during ongoing chest pain events caused by a high-risk condition.
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Name: Journal of clinical nursing
Previous studies have not evaluated the utility of obtaining chest radiographs (CXR) in patients with acute asthma exacerbation reporting chest pain. The aims of this study were to evaluate the sympto...
Chest pain is a common symptom in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), causing difficulty determining whether there is coexistent coronary artery disease (CAD). We investigated whether cor...
Chest pain is a common symptom that creates significant anxiety for patients until a diagnosis can be offered. However, hospital cardiology services can struggle to cope with referral demands from pri...
Pain management education may improve pain control for some patients, while individual differences exist.
Chest pain is a serious symptom that is routinely investigated as a sign of coronary artery disease. Non-cardiac chest pain (NCCP) is indistinguishable from ischemic chest pain and both are considered...
Acute non-traumatic chest pain is a common kind of symptom in extremely critical condition, with various pathogenesis and different level of risk . Chest pain in high risk takes 1/3 of tha...
The overall aim of the project is to evaluate diagnosis and treatment of chest pain originating from the musculoskeletal system. Specifically, we wish to investigate prevalence and charact...
This study aims to evaluate the use of the chest pain choice (CPC) decision aid as a tool to facilitate discussion between the patient and his/her attending physician with regard to subseq...
The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of Nexium® with placebo in relief of acid related pain or discomfort in the chest.
The purpose of this study is to describe the characteristics, evaluation, management and outcomes of acute chest pain, and to provide opportunities for future initiatives to improve the em...
Respiratory syndrome characterized by the appearance of a new pulmonary infiltrate on chest x-ray, accompanied by symptoms of fever, cough, chest pain, tachypnea, or DYSPNEA, often seen in patients with SICKLE CELL ANEMIA. Multiple factors (e.g., infection, and pulmonary FAT EMBOLISM) may contribute to the development of the syndrome.
Pressure, burning, or numbness in the chest.
An analysis comparing the allele frequencies of all available (or a whole GENOME representative set of) polymorphic markers in unrelated patients with a specific symptom or disease condition, and those of healthy controls to identify markers associated with a specific disease or condition.
A usually benign, well-encapsulated, lobular, vascular tumor of chromaffin tissue of the ADRENAL MEDULLA or sympathetic paraganglia. The cardinal symptom, reflecting the increased secretion of EPINEPHRINE and NOREPINEPHRINE, is HYPERTENSION, which may be persistent or intermittent. During severe attacks, there may be HEADACHE; SWEATING, palpitation, apprehension, TREMOR; PALLOR or FLUSHING of the face, NAUSEA and VOMITING, pain in the CHEST and ABDOMEN, and paresthesias of the extremities. The incidence of malignancy is as low as 5% but the pathologic distinction between benign and malignant pheochromocytomas is not clear. (Dorland, 27th ed; DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1298)
The application of STATISTICS to biological systems and organisms involving the retrieval or collection, analysis, reduction, and interpretation of qualitative and quantitative data.
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...
Pain is a feeling (sharp or dull) triggered in the nervous system which can be transient or constant. Pain can be specific to one area of the body eg back, abdomen or chest or more general all over the body eg muscles ache from the flu. Without pain ...