Title

Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain

Authoring Organizations

Publication Month/Year

October 28, 2021

Document Type

Guideline

External Publication Status

Published

Country of Publication

US

Document Objectives

This executive summary of the clinical practice guideline for the evaluation and diagnosis of chest pain provides recommendations and algorithms for clinicians to assess and diagnose chest pain in adult patients.

Target Patient Population

Adults with chest pain

Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Emergency care, Home health, Hospital, Medical transportation

Intended Users

Paramedic emt, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant

Scope

Diagnosis, Assessment and screening, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D056586 - Acute Chest Syndrome, D002637 - Chest Pain

Keywords

chest pain

Source Citation

Gulati M, Levy PD, Mukherjee D, Amsterdam E, Bhatt DL, Birtcher KK, Blankstein R, Boyd J, Bullock-Palmer RP, Conejo T, Diercks DB, Gentile F, Greenwood JP, Hess EP, Hollenberg SM, Jaber WA, Jneid H, Joglar JA, Morrow DA, O'Connor RE, Ross MA, Shaw LJ. 2021 AHA/ACC/ASE/CHEST/SAEM/SCCT/SCMR Guideline for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2021 Oct 28:CIR0000000000001029. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000001029. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34709879.