COMMENTARY: The Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction risk index predicted in-hospital mortality in non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction

Scott, Ian A.
September 2006
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p52
Academic Journal
The article presents information on a study on the mortality of Myocardial Infarction (MI) patients. The study proved that thrombolysis in MI satisfies the following criteria of risk prediction rules: they should be validated in unselected patients rather than clinical trial participants; they should be easy to calculate and apply at the bedside; they should be present reasonable predictive accuracy; and they should not require too many readily accessible and reliable clinical variables.


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