TITLE

A bedside prediction tool predicted all-cause mortality 6 months after discharge for the acute coronary syndrome

PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 141 Issue 3, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article addresses the question whether a bedside prediction tool is applicable to all types of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) predict all-cause mortality in patients hospitalized for ACS. In the study, patients who were > 18 years of age, alive at discharge, were hospitalized for presumed ACS, and had > 1 of electrocardiographic changes consistent with ACS, serial increases in serum cardiac biomarkers, or confirmed coronary artery disease. The article sums up that in patients hospitalized for the acute coronary syndrome, a bedside prediction tool predicted all-cause mortality within 6 months of discharge.
ACCESSION #
15303610

 

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