Monthly Archives: July 2012

Cocaine Chest Pain, “Answers”

 1. What is the relationship between cocaine and Acute Coronary Syndrome/MI? Cocaine is the second most commonly abused drug in the United States, accounting for the most drug-related visits to the Emergency Department (Finkel, 2011). Chest pain is the most … Continue reading

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Cocaine Chest Pain, Questions

 (1) What is the relationship between cocaine and acute coronary syndrome/myocardial infarction? (2) How do you risk stratify a patient who presents with cocaine chest pain? If low risk, how does your disposition differ from that of your standard chest … Continue reading

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