The use of risk scores for stratification of non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome patients.

OBJECTIVE To review the methods available for the risk stratification of non-ST elevation (NSTE) acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients and to evaluate the use of risk scores for their initial risk assessment. DATA SOURCES The data of the present review were identified by searching PUBMED and other databases (1996 to 2008) using the key terms "risk… (More)