‘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’ ...
Ischaemic heart disease
Chest pain assessment changes promote early discharge in COVID-19 pandemic
By Michael Woodhead
30 Apr 2020