TITLE

N-terminal-pro-B-type natriuretic peptide testing reduced duration of ED visits in patients presenting with dyspnea

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study that investigates the use of N-terminal-pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) testing to improve management, in dyspnea patients presenting to the emergency department (ED). It describes the setting, patients' condition, and randomized controlled trial (RCT) that was carried out during the study. The study revealed that the patients treated with NT-proBNP had reduced the cost and visits to emergency department, and improved diagnostic accuracy.
ACCESSION #
28019863

 

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