Bolesti na hrudi – pohled gerontologa

Title in English Chest pain from a geriatric point of view
Authors

MATĚJOVSKÁ KUBEŠOVÁ Hana BIELAKOVÁ Katarína VÝŠKA Ondřej NAKLÁDAL Jiří ŠKORŇA Marek

Year of publication 2022
Type Chapter of a book
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

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Description Chest pain is the most frequent symptom causing the contact of the patient with health service in 20 – 30 % There are usually several possible causes of chest pain to consider. This chapter presents actual approaches to differential diagnostics of four emergencies manifesting by acute chest pain - acute coronary syndrome, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection and spontaneous pneumothorax with stressing of specifics of these situations in elderly.
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