Reflex testing II: evaluation of an algorithm for use of cardiac markers in the assessment of emergency department patients with chest pain.


A reflex algorithm was developed and evaluated for the use of serum cardiac markers for the diagnosis and rule out of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and risk stratification of unstable angina patients for those who present to emergency departments (ED) with chest pain. The process begins with testing of total CK and myoglobin at admission. Based on… (More)


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