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 within a year after visiting the emergency department for chest pain was lower in high-risk patients who followed up quickly with a cardiologist or primary care doctor compared with those who did not seek additional care, Canadian researchers found. They noted that seeing a cardiologist yielded better outcomes and lowered the odds of heart attack and death more than visiting a primary care doctor. The findings appear in the journal Circulation.

View Full Article in:

DoctorsLounge.com · MedPage Today (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Counsel, Regulatory (FDA)
CareFusion
San Diego , CA
Health Care Exchange Account Manager
Kaiser Permanente
San Diego, CA
Director, Health Plan Claims Operations
Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations