Network Five: Episode 14 – Cardiology
Participants: Dr Karan Rao (cardiologist), Dr Nick Moore (ED consultant), Dr Hao Tran (cardiology advanced trainee), David Emmerig (ED trainee), Aran Sandrasegaran, Amanda De Silva, Pramod Chandru, Shreyas Iyer, and Samoda Wilegoda
In this first part of the series on cardiology, we explore the utility of chest pain risk stratification tool, the HEART score.
- Green SM, Schriger DL. A Methodological Appraisal of the HEART Score and Its Variants. Ann Emerg Med. 2021 Aug;78(2):253-266.
In this second part of the series on cardiology, we discuss the utility of EDACS (or Emergency Department Assessment of Chest Pain Score) as well as artificial intelligence in the development of diagnostic tools. The interlude segment will be presented by cardiologist, Dr Karan Rao.
- Boyle RSJ, Body R. The Diagnostic Accuracy of the Emergency Department Assessment of Chest Pain (EDACS) Score: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2021 Apr;77(4):433-441.
In this final part of the series on cardiology, we explore the potential uses of artificial intelligence (AI) in the risk stratification of undifferentiated chest pain.
- Stewart J, Lu J, Goudie A, Bennamoun M, Sprivulis P, Sanfillipo F, Dwivedi G. Applications of machine learning to undifferentiated chest pain in the emergency department: A systematic review. PLoS One. 2021 Aug 24;16(8):e0252612
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FACEM in Westmead and Nepean Hospitals in Sydney, Australia. Lead on Network Five Emergency Medicine Journal Club. I have a special interest in medical education, research and simulation.