IJMDC. 2020; 4(2): 486-489

Causes of chest pain in primary care: a review

Authors: Raed Abdullah Ali Alharthi, Fatimah Talat A. Howladar, Abdullah Ali Saeed Alzahrani, Eman Mohammed Ahmed Babader, Amjed Abed Abdulrahman Alazwari, Salman Abdulhafez Alzaidi, Asawir Mohammed Al Qurashi.

ABSTRACT

Chest pain can be caused by both non-life-threatening and life-threatening causes. The first step that should be performed on admission is to prevent the presence of life-threatening conditions. This study aimed to overview chest pain prevalence, causes, and diagnosis. In this review, an online searching process was involved to obtain articles related to our subject to write the current review. The searching process was through scientific websites using several keywords. Articles were selected according to inclusion criteria that we selected, and then the discussion of the subject was performed under main titles. This review concludes that chest pain can be caused by life-threatening causes that require immediate management, so correct diagnosis is essential for proper management and saving the life of patients.

Keywords:
Chest pain, causes, prevalence, diagnosis


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Causes of chest pain in primary care: a review


Authors
Raed Abdullah Ali Alharthi
Intern, Taif University, Taif, Saudi Arabia
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Fatimah Talat A Howladar
Intern, king Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Abdullah Ali Saeed Alzahrani
Medical Intern, Albaha University, Albaha, Saudi Arabia
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Eman Mohammed Ahmed Babader
General Practitioner, National Guard Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Amjed Abed Abdulrahman Alazwari
Intern, Taif University, Taif, Saudi Arabia
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Salman Abdulhafez Alzaidi
General Practitioner, King Faisal Medical Complex, Taif, Saudi Arabia
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Asawir Mohammed Al Qurashi
Intern, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Correspondence to:
. Raed Abdullah Ali Alharthi, Intern, Taif University, Taif, Saudi Arabia.; rayed.apple@icloud.com

Publication history
Received 05 Dec 2019
Accepted 28 Dec 2019
Published online 08 Jan 2020

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Alharthi RAA, Howladar FTA, Alzahrani AAS, Babader EMA, Alazwari AAA, Alzaidi SA, Qurashi AMA. Causes of chest pain in primary care: a review. IJMDC. 2020; 4(2): 486-489. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1575583489


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Alharthi RAA, Howladar FTA, Alzahrani AAS, Babader EMA, Alazwari AAA, Alzaidi SA, Qurashi AMA. Causes of chest pain in primary care: a review. http://www.ijmdc.com/?mno=76773 [Access: August 06, 2020]. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1575583489


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Alharthi RAA, Howladar FTA, Alzahrani AAS, Babader EMA, Alazwari AAA, Alzaidi SA, Qurashi AMA. Causes of chest pain in primary care: a review. IJMDC. 2020; 4(2): 486-489. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1575583489


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Alharthi RAA, Howladar FTA, Alzahrani AAS, Babader EMA, Alazwari AAA, Alzaidi SA, Qurashi AMA. Causes of chest pain in primary care: a review. IJMDC. (2020), [cited August 06, 2020]; 4(2): 486-489. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1575583489


Harvard Style

Alharthi, R. A. A., Howladar, . F. T. A., Alzahrani, . A. A. S., Babader, . E. M. A., Alazwari, . A. A. A., Alzaidi, . S. A. & Qurashi, . A. M. A. (2020) Causes of chest pain in primary care: a review. IJMDC, 4 (2), 486-489. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1575583489


Turabian Style

Alharthi, Raed Abdullah Ali, Fatimah Talat A. Howladar, Abdullah Ali Saeed Alzahrani, Eman Mohammed Ahmed Babader, Amjed Abed Abdulrahman Alazwari, Salman Abdulhafez Alzaidi, and Asawir Mohammed Al Qurashi. 2020. Causes of chest pain in primary care: a review. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 4 (2), 486-489. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1575583489


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Alharthi, Raed Abdullah Ali, Fatimah Talat A. Howladar, Abdullah Ali Saeed Alzahrani, Eman Mohammed Ahmed Babader, Amjed Abed Abdulrahman Alazwari, Salman Abdulhafez Alzaidi, and Asawir Mohammed Al Qurashi. "Causes of chest pain in primary care: a review." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 4 (2020), 486-489. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1575583489


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Alharthi, Raed Abdullah Ali, Fatimah Talat A. Howladar, Abdullah Ali Saeed Alzahrani, Eman Mohammed Ahmed Babader, Amjed Abed Abdulrahman Alazwari, Salman Abdulhafez Alzaidi, and Asawir Mohammed Al Qurashi. "Causes of chest pain in primary care: a review." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 4.2 (2020), 486-489. Print. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1575583489


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Alharthi, R. A. A., Howladar, . F. T. A., Alzahrani, . A. A. S., Babader, . E. M. A., Alazwari, . A. A. A., Alzaidi, . S. A. & Qurashi, . A. M. A. (2020) Causes of chest pain in primary care: a review. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 4 (2), 486-489. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1575583489


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