TITLE

BNP levels had high sensitivity but moderate specificity for detecting congestive heart failure in the emergency department

AUTHOR(S)
Lader, Ellis
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 138 Issue 1, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a study which examined the diagnostic properties of B-type natriuretic peptide levels for detecting congestive heart failure. Assessment of the clinical characteristics of patients; Description of test and diagnostic standard; Outcome measures.
ACCESSION #
9083233

 

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