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sábado, 10 de febrero de 2018

EDACS vs. HEART

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Emergency Medicine Literature of Note - February 9, 2018 - By Ryan Radecki 
"The world has been obsessed over the past few years with the novelty of clinical decision rules for the early discharge of chest pain. After several years of battering the repurposed Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) score, History, Electrocardiogram, Age, Risk factors and Troponin (HEART) became ascendant, but there are several other candidates out there.
One of these is Emergency Department Assessment of Chest pain Score (EDACS), which is less well-known, but has reasonable face validity. It does a good job identifying a “low-risk” cohort, but is more complicated than HEART. There is also a simplified version of EDACS that goes ahead and eliminates some of the complicated subtractive elements of the score. This study pits these various scores head-to-head in the context of conventional troponin testing, as well..."