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Simplification of a scoring system maintained overall accuracy but decreased the proportion classified as low risk

NZ Literature Abstract

posted by WM Admin on 15 June 2015


Sharon Sanders
Dylan F. Flaws
Martin Than
John W. Pickering
Jenny Doust
Paul Glasziou

Year of Publication



Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 13 May [Epub before print]

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status



The authors "... examined whether, and how, simplifications affected the performance of a validated score for identifying adults with chest pain in an emergency department who have low risk of major adverse cardiac events".

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