Management of Chest Pain Patients in the Emergency Department

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PD Dr. med. Markus Wehler
Director Emergency Department and Medical Department IV, University Hospital Augsburg, Germany

KEY TOPICS

  1. How to implement Troponin testing in the Emergency Department
  2. How a hospital has improved its management of patients with chest pain
  3. SOPs for "chest pain" and "acute coronary syndrome"
  4. Decision-making processes considering risk stratification tools and troponin testing

 
                

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ABOUT PD Dr. med. markus wehler

Director Emergency Department and Medical Department IV, University Hospital Augsburg, Germany

dr-markus.pngDr. Wehler studied at the University of Bonn, Germany and Stanford University, USA. After a two-year post doc at the Physiology Department of Bonn, focusing on the endothelial regulation of brain and heart perfusion, he completed his training at the University of Erlangen, Germany. 

Dr. Wehler gained his PhD from the University of Erlangen where he specialised in Gastroenterology and Intensive Care Medicine. In 2000 he was appointed consultant of the Medical Intensive Care Unit of the University of Erlangen.

In 2009 Dr. Wehler was appointed Head of the Emergency Department at the University Hospital Augsburg, one of the largest EDs in Germany. He is also Head of the Department of Medicine IV and is Vice Medical Director of the University Hospital Augsburg.

Dr. Wehler's scientific interests are patient-centered outcome and patient safety. Since 2015 he is chairman of the Bavarian Society of Emergency and Acute Care Medicine.

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