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Does clinical evaluation plus noninvasive cardiac testing improve outcomes?

19:00 EST 13 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(The JAMA Network Journals) Ordering coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) or stress testing for patients with chest pain in the emergency department appeared to prolong their stay and increase use of hospital resources without benefit if the patients' history and physical exam, ectrocardiogram (ECG) and blood testing were already normal.

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