Differentiating a ‘stressed heart’ from an acute coronary syndrome

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Differentiating a ‘stressed heart’ from an acute coronary syndrome

Chris Ellis

Chris Ellis

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Consultant cardiologist Chris Ellis discusses a temporary heart condition with symptoms and associated electrocardiogram changes that can mimic a heart attack

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