HEART Pathway for Early Discharge in Acute Chest Pain
Identifies emergency department patients with acute chest pain for early discharge.
Use in patients ≥21 years old presenting with symptoms suggestive of ACS. Do not use if new ST-segment elevation ≥1 mm or other new EKG changes, hypotension, life expectancy less than 1 year, or noncardiac medical/surgical/psychiatric illness determined by the provider to require admission.
When to Use
Non-specific repolarization disturbance+1
Significant ST depression+2
No known risk factors0
1-2 risk factors+1
≥3 risk factors or history of atherosclerotic disease+2
1-3x normal limit+1
>3x normal limit+2
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