HEART score is a clinical decision tool along with clinical judgment to identify risk of Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) in undifferentiated chest pain patients.
H = History
E = Electrocardiogram (EKG/ECG)
R = Risk factors
T = Troponin
- 0-3: low risk, potential candidate for early discharge.
- 4-6: moderate risk, potential candidate for observation & further evaluation.
- 7-10: high risk, candidate for urgent or emergent intervention.
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