The HEAR Score: Does Very Low-Risk Acute Chest Pain Not Require Troponin Testing?

Background: ┬áChest pain is one of the most frequent presenting patient complaints in emergency departments (ED) and has an extensive differential diagnosis with very different levels of severity (1). Many of these chest pain presentations require a significant stay in the ED to rule out acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Low-risk chest pain has been defined … Continue reading The HEAR Score: Does Very Low-Risk Acute Chest Pain Not Require Troponin Testing?