Emergency department CK-MB: a predictor of ischemic complications. National cooperative CK-MB project group.

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OBJECTIVE To demonstrate that a positive CK-MB in the emergency department (ED) predicts an increased risk for complications of myocardial ischemia in patients admitted to the hospital for evaluation of chest pain. METHODS 53 academic and community hospital EDs participated in this prospective observational cohort analysis of 5,120 patients with chest… (More)

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@article{Hoekstra1994EmergencyDC, title={Emergency department CK-MB: a predictor of ischemic complications. National cooperative CK-MB project group.}, author={Jan Willem M Hoekstra and Jonathan Hedges and W. Brian Gibler and R. Michael Rubison and Robbin Christensen}, journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine}, year={1994}, volume={1 1}, pages={17-27} }