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Emergency Medicine Series: Differential diagnosis of Chest Pain | Gamal Hassan

5th Nov 2023
11:00am - 12:00pm (GMT)
5th Nov 2023
11:00am - 12:00pm (GMT)
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Joining us today is Gamal Hassan , Consultant Emergency Medicine , Barking, Havering And Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Dr. Hassan, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose

Summary

Chest pain is a common yet challenging presentation encountered by healthcare professionals across various specialties. A precise and swift differential diagnosis is crucial, given the myriad of potential etiologies ranging from benign to life-threatening conditions such as myocardial infarction or pulmonary embolism.

Learning objectives

Clinical Assessment Competency: By the end of this session, participants should be competent in systematically evaluating patients presenting with chest pain, utilizing effective history-taking and physical examination skills to delineate potential causes. Differential Diagnosis Proficiency: Attendees will enhance their proficiency in formulating a broad differential diagnosis for chest pain, effectively distinguishing between cardiac and non-cardiac origins, ensuring that life-threatening conditions are promptly recognized. Interpretation Mastery: Participants will master the ability to interpret essential diagnostic studies, such as ECG and chest X-ray, to substantiate their differential diagnoses and direct their clinical decision-making process. Risk Stratification Ability: Attendees should be able to competently apply current risk stratification tools and algorithms, ensuring that patients receive management that is congruent with the severity of their presentation. Management and Referral Skills: Participants will develop the skills necessary to initiate immediate management strategies, stabilize patients, and make appropriate referral decisions, ensuring continuity and the optimization of patient care pathways.
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5th Nov 2023
11:00am - 12:00pm (GMT)
Hosted on MedAll
Attendance certificate available
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Free
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