A new improved accelerated diagnostic protocol safely identifies low-risk patients with chest pain in the emergency department
posted by HIIRC Admin on 18 June 2012
Year of Publication
Academic Emergency Medicine, 19(5), 510–516
Journal article (peer reviewed)
The objective of this prospective study was to assess "... whether the accelerated diagnostic protocol (ADP) studied in the Asia Pacific Evaluation of Chest Pain Trial (ASPECT) could be optimised to effectively risk stratify patients with symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and allow early discharge of very-low-risk patients".
Type of Study
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