Is highly-sensitive troponin testing advancing clinical practice, improving outcomes and cost-effective in the investigation and management of chest pain in the Emergency Department? [ 2017 - 2021 ]

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Researchers: A/Pr Thomas Briffa (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Daniel Fatovich A/Pr Peter Hickman Dr Lee Nedkoff Dr Frank Sanfilippo
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Brief description Expensive next generation blood tests offer the promise of more efficient detection of heart muscle damage in people with chest pain presenting to the Emergency Department. We aim to evaluate the treatment, management, cost and outcome at 1 year before and after these new blood tests were introduced in a national multi-hospital study.

Funding Amount $AUD 1,223,510.31

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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