Presentation on theme: "Mr Carsington Returns! Chest Pain in Primary Care Justin Walker September 2009."— Presentation transcript:
Mr Carsington Returns! Chest Pain in Primary Care Justin Walker September 2009
Aims To consider the differential diagnosis of a patient presenting with chest pain Appropriate initial management Referral Options
Mr Carsington A 60 year old owner of a fish and chip shop with diabetes who smokes and has a history of high blood pressure says that he made an appointment to see you this morning because he’s had pain in his chest. He didn’t want the bother of an ambulance or to hang about in A&E. What questions do you ask?