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31

What factors differentiate chest pain referred from TS, rather than myocardial infarction?

- Age
- History of injury
- Site/radiation
- Type of pain
- Agg/eas factors
- Associations

32

What are the investigations for suspected heart attack?

- ECG (first)
- PCI
- CXR
- Biochemical markers
- Oximetry & ABGs
- Echocardiography, CT, MRI, CTPA, V/Q scan
- Exercise test

33

What are the management options for coronary artery disease?

- CABG
- PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention): Wire inserted into artery, balloon blown up to push blockage aside