Summary statistics for acute cardiac ischemia and chest pain visits to United States EDs, 1995-1996.

@article{Burt1999SummarySF,
  title={Summary statistics for acute cardiac ischemia and chest pain visits to United States EDs, 1995-1996.},
  author={Catharine W Burt},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={552-9}
}
In this article we describe characteristics of emergency encounters for patients with a diagnosis of acute cardiac ischemia (ACI) and for patients with chest pain complaints. Data are from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, which includes abstracts from the medical records of a national probability sample of visits to emergency departments (ED). Analysis was limited to records of patients 25 years of age and older with a diagnosis of either confirmed or suspected acute… CONTINUE READING
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