doctor sent a chest pain patient home and same night patient got a heart attack
doctor sent a chest pain patient home and same night patient got a heart attack. Is this negligence? doctor sent a chest pain patient home and same night patient got a heart attack. Is this negligence?
Yes, patients can have a heart attack with a normal ecg. Cardiac enzymes would be normal with admission but in 8 hours could show a rise. If the patient had no previous history of cardiac problems then admit the patient to a cardiac telemetry floor until cardiac enzymes are negative X3 and arrange for a stress test. If all that is normal then discharge the patient. Was this patient male or female
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I don't stay with him and i really don't know what is the his health condition and what is the immediate doable for him.
He is fine now. Some medicines are given. I don't understand was it a heart attack because the doctor haven't told like that.
I stay in Bangalore and is in Kolkata. Pls suggest the immediate doable and places where treatments would be good.
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