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Emergency room doctors need to take greater care when diagnosing patients with chest pain

Studies have found that almost 3% of people suffering from chest pain are sent home undiagnosed only to suffer a heart attack within one month. These people usually have a history of heart disease, high cholesterol or diabetes. Doctors need to take greater care in diagnosing patients who present with chest pains.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by WIS TV

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About: Emergency room doctors need to take greater care when diagnosing patients with chest pain

Date: 4 November 2004

Source: WIS TV

URL: http://www.wistv.com/Global/story.asp?S=2521872

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