The minute the patient arrives several questions have to be answered
  • What type of pain does the patient feel?

    Dull burning sensation; tightness of chest; pain spreading down left arm.

  • How long does pain last?

    Intense, rapid onset of pain. Lasts more than 15 minutes. Does not improve with rest or nitroglycerin medication.

  • What other symptoms may occur?

    Sweating, restlessness, paleness, low blood pressure.

  • Where is the pain?

    Starts behind the breast bone and may spread out to the left arm, the stomach or the lower jaw.

The minute the patient arrives several questions have to be answered.

High sensitivity cardiac troponin T test – precise results to save lives

Every year heart attacks kill 7 million people worldwide. A quick and accurate diagnosis can really make the difference between life and death. This movie discusses the medical value of cardiac testing with the Troponin T test from Roche.