Ischaemic heart disease

Chest pain assessment changes promote early discharge in COVID-19 pandemic

‘Accelerated discharge’ adaptations to ACS assessment pathways aim to reclassify patients as low risk to reduce demand on hospital services in the COVID-19 pandemic environment. A CSANZ position statement released on 24 April advises that evaluation of patients presenting with chest pain can be safely modified to rapidly re-stratify a substantial proportion of ‘intermediate risk’ ...

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