Effectiveness and outcomes of a nurse practitioner-run chest pain evaluation unit.

@article{Zhu2016EffectivenessAO,
  title={Effectiveness and outcomes of a nurse practitioner-run chest pain evaluation unit.},
  author={Zahra Zhu and Sirajul Islam and Steven R. Bergmann},
  journal={Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners},
  year={2016},
  volume={28 11},
  pages={591-595}
}
BACKGROUND Every year, more than 5 million patients seek medical care for chest pain. OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to evaluate test utilization and outcomes of a nurse practitioner (NP)-based chest pain unit and compare results to data previously reported from our institution. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS The records from 814 consecutive… CONTINUE READING