The relationship between chest pain duration and the incidence of acute myocardial infarction among patients with acute chest pain.

@article{Assaad2013TheRB,
  title={The relationship between chest pain duration and the incidence of acute myocardial infarction among patients with acute chest pain.},
  author={Mahmoud C Assaad and Carlos Calle-Muller and Musa I Dahu and Richard Michael Nowak and Michael P. Hudson and Christian M{\"u}ller and Gordon Jacobsen and James McCord},
  journal={Critical pathways in cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={150-3}
}
OBJECTIVE Eight to ten million individuals are evaluated for chest pain (CP) in Emergency Departments (ED) in the United States each year. CP characteristics are an important factor used to help determine a diagnosis. We studied the relationship between the duration of CP and the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in patients evaluated in the ED. METHODS The study population consisted of a sub-group analysis of a previously published study. The survey population consisted of 1024… CONTINUE READING
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