Are All Aspirin Created Equal?

"I took an Aspirin when I started feeling the pain." Close to a decade after the Aspirin for chest pain idea hit the main-stream, more and more folks are medicated themselves at the onset of chest … [Read more...]

Chest Pain: Is EMS Really Best?

Short answer: Yes. Score one for EMS. A study published last January in the American Heart Journal evaluated transport and treatment times of patients who called 911 for their chest pain and patients … [Read more...]

Atypical Cardiac Chest Pain

We taught you what cardiac chest pain looked like, right? You remember. We painted the perfect picture for you in your cardiac emergencies lecture in your EMT class. The pain felt like a pressure. … [Read more...]