Monthly Archives: March 2019

New blood test for heart attacks helps to shorten ER wait times

doctor checking pulse

(BPT) – Waiting in an emergency room frustrates patients across the country. Billboards are even popping up on local highways advertising the wait time and a promise for faster care. Chest pain is estimated to cause more than eight million visits annually to overcrowded emergency departments, but a small fraction of patients actually are experiencing…

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