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Model of Goldman et al for Estimating the Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients with Acute Chest Pain in the Emergency Department

Purpose:

To use clinical and electrocardiographic (ECG) findings to stratify patients presenting with acute chest pain to the Emergency Department for risk of acute MI.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I20, I21

Description:

Patients presenting to the Emergency Department with acute chest pain can be stratified into risk groups for acute myocardial infarction based on their clinical and electrocardiographic (ECG) findings. This can help determine the level of medical care appropriate for the patient. The criteria are a result of the Multicenter Chest Pain Study.

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