What should be included in the history of chest pain in suspected unstable angina?

Updated: Oct 01, 2020
  • Author: Walter Tan, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Eric H Yang, MD  more...
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Angina can take many forms, and inquiry should be directed at eliciting not only chest pain but also any associated discomfort and its frequency, location, radiation pattern, and precipitating and alleviating factors.


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