Table 3

Outcomes of patients admitted to chest pain evaluation units

AuthorDischarged (%)Duration (control)% Admitted with ACS*% CPEU patients with ACS†
*Percentage of patients admitted from the chest pain evaluation unit with an eventual diagnosis of an acute coronary syndrome. †Percentage of all patients admitted to the chest pain evaluation unit with a final diagnosis of an acute coronary syndrome. N/S, not stated; RCT, randomised controlled trial.
Gomez149215.4 hours252
(RCT)(54.6 hours)
Doherty127817.4 hours102
(52.8 hours)
Toner17726.5 hoursN/SN/S
Gibler1082.1N/S28.14.25
Mikhail1386N/S669