A doctor’s failure to act on troponin results and follow a chest pain protocol were contributory factors in the death of a 49-year old man from a heart attack, a South Australian inquest has concluded. The patient had experienced chest and jaw pain while working a shift as a packer in a warehouse, but an ...
Ischaemic heart disease
Doctor’s failure to act on troponin result highlighted in MI death: inquest
By Michael Woodhead
13 Jul 2018