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most common reason for ED visits

CP

2

Usual common distribution of pain w/ myocardial ischemia

Neck, sternum, radiating to medial L arm

3

Less common sites of pain w/ myocardial ischemia

Medial R arm, jaw, epigastrium, back

4

common causes of chest pain

-Musculoskeletal pain
-Pericarditis
-Pneumonia
-Gastroesophageal reflux disease

5

What exacerbates pericarditis?

generally exacerbated by a cough or deep breath and by change in position