Low Risk Chest Pain (HEART score)

Chest pain is one of the more common presenting complaints to our Emergency Department. We daily tease out those who require further testing for acute coronary syndromes vs those who can be safely discharged home. If we approaching these patients in a consistent way, we can hopefully create a consistent and safe process for evaluating these patients. I propose the HEART score. Unlike the other scores (PURSUIT, TIMI, GRACE, FRISC), HEART performs well and was tested in the ED. Continue reading “Low Risk Chest Pain (HEART score)”

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Low Risk Chest Pain (HEART score)