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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-06-05T15:04:14-0400
The aim is to determine the additional value of computerized, patient-entered medical histories for the management of patients presenting at the emergency department with chest pain.
A blood test (2-3 cc peripheral venous blood) drawn /used from already available required lab tests to distinguish between pericarditis accompanied with electrocardiogram (ECG) signs mimic...
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...
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.
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 causes of chest pain range from benign sources such as muscle strain to life-threatening diagnoses such as aortic dissection and myocardial infarction. The likelihood and presentations of disorder...
Chest pain is a common presentation and diagnosis can be challenging. There are many causes for chest pain, including life-threatening conditions such as acute coronary syndrome (ACS), which can prove...
High level of red blood cell distribution width (RDW) has been associated with adverse outcomes in coronary artery disease patients. We aimed to investigate the relationship between RDW and the risk o...
Pulmonary embolism (PE) presents with complex clinical manifestations ranging from asymptomatic to chest pain, hemoptysis, syncope, shock, or sudden death. To the authors' knowledge, itinerant chest p...
A 16-year-old hockey player presented to our emergency department with sharp pain in his right upper chest after "checking" another player during a game. The pain did not resolve with rest and was wor...
Pressure, burning, or numbness in the chest.
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.
The taking of a blood sample to determine its character as a whole, to identify levels of its component cells, chemicals, gases, or other constituents, to perform pathological examination, etc.
A hypermotility disorder of the ESOPHAGUS that is characterized by spastic non-peristaltic responses to SWALLOWING; CHEST PAIN; and DYSPHAGIA.
INFLAMMATION of PLEURA, the lining of the LUNG. When PARIETAL PLEURA is involved, there is pleuritic CHEST PAIN.