Identification of patients at high risk for death and cardiac ischemic events after hospital discharge.

@article{Sabatine2002IdentificationOP,
  title={Identification of patients at high risk for death and cardiac ischemic events after hospital discharge.},
  author={Marc S. Sabatine and Carolyn H. McCabe and David A. Morrow and Robert P Giugliano and James A. de Lemos and Marc C. Cohen and Elliott Marshall Antman and Eugene Braunwald},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={143 6},
  pages={966-70}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with unstable angina (UA) and non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) remain at risk for death and cardiac ischemic events after being discharged from the hospital. METHODS We examined whether the Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) risk score for UA/NSTEMI, ascertained at presentation in patients enrolled in the TIMI 11B and Efficacy and Safety of Subcutaneous Enoxaparin in Unstable Angina and Non-Q-Wave MI (ESSENCE) trials, could be used to identify… CONTINUE READING

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