Author | Marney Gundlach, MD

Articles

Pediatric Chest Pain: Keys to the Diagnosis

August 01, 2006

Chest pain in children evokes anxiety in patients and their parents--and prompts frequent visits to the pediatrician's office, urgent care facility, or emergency department (ED). In a prospective study, Selbst and colleagues reported that chest pain accounted for 6 in 1000 visits to an urban pediatric ED.