Assessing the need for functional diagnostic testing in low-risk women with chest pain.

OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to assess the need for functional diagnostic testing to identify coronary artery disease (CAD) in women presenting with chest pain and deemed at low risk in a chest pain evaluation unit (CPEU) setting. METHODS Low-risk women evaluated in a CPEU were defined as having < or =1 intermediate determinant of CAD… CONTINUE READING