Impact of a clinical decision rule on hospital triage of patients with suspected acute cardiac ischemia in the emergency department.

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CONTEXT Emergency department (ED) physicians often are uncertain about where in the hospital to triage patients with suspected acute cardiac ischemia. Many patients are triaged unnecessarily to intensive or intermediate cardiac care units. OBJECTIVE To determine whether use of a clinical decision rule improves physicians' hospital triage decisions for… (More)

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@article{Reilly2002ImpactOA, title={Impact of a clinical decision rule on hospital triage of patients with suspected acute cardiac ischemia in the emergency department.}, author={Brendan Reilly and Arthur Evans and Jeffrey J Schaider and Krishna Das and James E. Calvin and Lea Anne Moran and Rebecca Roberts and Enrique Redondo Mart{\'i}nez}, journal={JAMA}, year={2002}, volume={288 3}, pages={342-50} }