Acute nontraumatic chest pain in emergency department and cost-effectiveness evaluation.

Cakir Z., Saritas A., Aslan Ş., Emet M., Kandis H.

The Eurasian journal of medicine, vol.40, pp.119-23, 2008 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: The Eurasian journal of medicine
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.119-23
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


Objective: Cost-effective use of cardiac markers for the evaluation of ischemic chest pain (CP) patients at the emergency department (ED) is attracting the attention of researchers. The aim of this study is to define how cost-effective an approach should be for evaluate CP patients and to evaluate whether testing for cardiac markers is done cost-effectively in CP patients.