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Is there a chest pain ER for those with heart problems?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

All emergency rooms are equipped to care for patients with heart problems. Many hospitals advertise their emergency rooms as a "chest center" if they also have cardiac catheterization available 24/7. The most important thing to remember is that if someone is suspected of having a heart attack; they should be transported using the emergency response system (911) to the nearest ED for care.

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