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Troponin-Only Manchester Acute Coronary Syndromes (T-MACS) Rule of Body et al for a Patient with Acute Chest Pain

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Body et al developed the Manchester Acute Coronary Syndrome (MACS) decision rule to evaluate a patient with acute chest pain.  This was revised to use troponin as the only serum biomarker. The authors are from the University of Manchester, Southmead Hospital Bristol, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester Metropolitan University and University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia.

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