Chest pain: what’s the diagnosis?
Dr Alan Begg considers the possible diagnoses of a patient presenting with chest pain: is it angina, indigestion, a heart attack, or a PE?
Dr Alan Begg GP, Montrose Chair of the SIGN stable angina guideline development group
Published online: 27 April 2017
Read this article to learn more about:
- identifying the cause of chest pain from a patient's presenting symptoms
- examinations that can be useful in primary care
- urgent cases that require immediate referral.