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Low Risk Chest Pain

There’s been a lot written lately about low risk chest pain and I thought I’d open a discussion about the HEART Score because it’s here.

First, let’s review what we consider to be an acceptable miss rate for MACE (major adverse coronary event) within 90 days.  In Canada, it seems like getting miss rates under 2% seems to be acceptable.  Salim Rezaie from R.E.B.E.L EM asked this question on the Twitterverse and got this answer from a predominantly American audience.

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