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TIMI Risk Index for Triaging Patients with ST-Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction

Purpose:

To triage a patient presenting with an acute myocardial infarction showing ST-wave elevation using a simple risk index from the InTIME II trial.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I21

Description:

A risk index using readily available clinical data can be used to triage patients presenting with acute myocardial infarction associated with ST-elevation (STEMI). This can help identify low, intermediate and high risk patients for short term mortality. It was developed out of the InTIME II trial.

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