Follow-up care after chest pain cuts heart attack risk

04/1/2013 | DoctorsLounge.com · MedPage Today (free registration)

The risk of heart attack or death was lower in the year after a visit to the emergency department for chest pain for high-risk patients who followed up with either a cardiologist or a primary care doctor compared with those who did not seek additional care, Canadian researchers found. Chest pain is the reason for 5 million emergency visits annually and is the most common reason for an ED visit in the U.S. The findings appear in the journal Circulation.

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