Chest pain of recent onset: Assessment and diagnosis of recent onset chest pain or discomfort of suspected cardiac origin

NICE guidelines [CG95] Published date:

Review decision date: December 2014

Review decision: 

Following the recent surveillance review which checks the need to update CG95 Chest Pain, a partial update of this guideline will be scheduled into the work programme.  Details of the update will be available on the guidelines in development webpage in due course.  This guideline will be checked again for update at its scheduled time point according to the methods described here.

Next review date: September 2016

This clinical guideline updates and replaces recommendation 1.1 for the use of myocardial perfusion scintigraphy for the diagnosis and management of angina and myocardial infarction from NICE technology appraisal guidance 73. It offers evidence-based advice on the care and support of adults with chest pain thought to be related to the heart. The guideline covers the tests and treatment that should be offered to people while their condition is being diagnosed.

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