Emergency Department Assessment of Chest pain Score

Description: A demonstration of the Christchurch Hospital 2014 Chest pain pathway using the EDACS score

Publet Introduction:

Risk scores and accelerated diagnostic protocols can identify chest pain patients with low risk of major adverse cardiac event who could be discharged early from the ED, saving time and costs.

The EDACS score is a system of risk stratifying patients with chest pain in use in several centres in New Zealand and Australia.

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Target SettingEmergency medicine
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  • Release Date 10/05/2015
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