Do not drive to the hospital unless you have no other option. Ambulance personnel can start care as soon as they arrive.
If there is no history of aspirinallergy or bleeding, emergency response may ask the person to chew one 325 mg aspirin slowly.
3. Follow Up
At the hospital, an emergency department doctor will examine the person and run tests to see if chest pain stems from a heart attack or another cause. Tests may include an electrocardiogram (ECG), chest X-ray, and blood tests.
Inform the person's doctor about the chest pain and ER visit.