Cardiac scoring systems--what is their value?


Estimating the peri-operative risk of major adverse cardiac events is one of the functions of cardiac risk scoring systems. Fortunately, peri-operative cardiac complications are relatively infrequent in most patients. Clinical algorithms use sequential screening tests to detect patients most at risk of cardiac complications. However, because the sensitivity… (More)


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@article{Ridley2003CardiacSS, title={Cardiac scoring systems--what is their value?}, author={Saxon A. Ridley}, journal={Anaesthesia}, year={2003}, volume={58 10}, pages={985-91} }