A clinical risk score identified high-risk patients with chest pain but no ST-segment deviation and normal troponin levels: COMMENTARY

Lang, Eddy
July 2007
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p25
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's comments on a research study conducted by J. Satichis and his colleagues on clinical risk score (CSR) identification of patients with suspected chest pain. The author says that the study points to the potential value of a 5-item CRS in identifying high- and low-risk patients among those who are troponin-negative and do not show ST-segment deviations. However, according to him, these findings are constrained by a relatively narrow and single-center validation.


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