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Risk stratifying chest pain patients in the emergency department using HEART, GRACE and TIMI scores, with a single contemporary troponin result, to predict major adverse cardiac events
  1. Peter D W Reaney1,
  2. Hamish I Elliott2,
  3. Awsan Noman3,
  4. Jamie G Cooper1
  1. 1Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Emergency Department, Aberdeen, UK
  2. 2School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
  3. 3Department of Cardiology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Peter D W Reaney, Emergency Department, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen AB25 2ZN, UK; peter.reaney{at}nhs.net

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  • Contributors PDWR: planning, data collection, data recording, statistical analysis, writing and review. JGC: planning, data collection, data recording, endpoint review, statistical analysis, document writing and review. HIE: data collection, data recording, statistical analysis, document review. AN: endpoint review, document review.

  • Funding JGC was the recipient of NRS (National Research Scotland) Clinical Research Fellowship.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Author note This study was registered with the Institutional Quality, Governance and Risk Unit (Project ID 3293) and Caldicott guardian approval was obtained.

  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it was published Online First. The name of one of the authors, Hamish I Elliott, has been corrected.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors PDWR: planning, data collection, data recording, statistical analysis, writing and review. JGC: planning, data collection, data recording, endpoint review, statistical analysis, document writing and review. HIE: data collection, data recording, statistical analysis, document review. AN: endpoint review, document review.

  • Funding JGC was the recipient of NRS (National Research Scotland) Clinical Research Fellowship.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Author note This study was registered with the Institutional Quality, Governance and Risk Unit (Project ID 3293) and Caldicott guardian approval was obtained.

  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it was published Online First. The name of one of the authors, Hamish I Elliott, has been corrected.

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