New heart attack testing protocol expedites treatment in ER
from UT Southwestern Medical Center via ScienceDaily
A new protocol using highly sensitive blood tests to determine whether someone is having a heart attack can reduce wait times and overcrowding in emergency departments, according to a new study from UT Southwestern Medical Center. The findings, published online in
, are particularly meaningful during the current coronavirus pandemic when many people with chest pain may be fearful of going to the hospital.
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