• Medicine
  • Published 2012

The HEART score for chest pain patients

@inproceedings{Backus2012TheHS,
  title={The HEART score for chest pain patients},
  author={Barbra Backus},
  year={2012}
}
The HEART score was developed to improve risk stratification in chest pain patients in the emergency department (ED). This thesis describes series of validation studies of the HEART score and sub studies for individual elements of the score. The predictive value of the HEART score for the occurrence of major cardiovascular events (MACE) in chest pain patients in the ED has been determined in a series of four scientific investigations: two retrospective and two prospective studies, mostly multi… CONTINUE READING

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