Original Authors: Susan Cheng, MD MPH; Jonathan Yeo, MD; Eli Brown, MD; Allison Regan, MD
Edited by Michael C. Bond, MD FAAEM; and Alena Lira, MD
This Resident Journal Review focuses on a common problem faced in the adult emergency department (ED) – the “low risk” chest pain patient. How do you efficiently evaluate chest pain and plan a safe disposition? What are the latest guidelines, methods of risk stratification, diagnostic aids and strategies for laboratory testing and imaging? Finally, what are the criteria for further cardiac testing?