Mind the Gap on ACS and the TIMI Risk Score

February 27, 2019

In this 2-part Mind the Gap episode, we explore – and pick apart – everything you thought you knew about unstable angina || By Steven R. Liu MD and Janine Knudsen MD || Graphic Design by Ramon Thompson || Peer Review Dr Norma Keller MD

Time Stamps

  • The basics – what is acute coronary syndrome? (4:08)
  • Clinical context matters – angina pectoris, atypical chest pain, and troponins (5:22)
  • You can’t just “cath” everyone – risk stratification to identify patients with high mortality risk (9:42)
  • TIMI isn’t perfect – the issues with the score and MACE outcomes (14:00)
  • Review of teaching points (17:58)

For a transcript of the podcast and show notes: https://www.coreimpodcast.com/2019/02/27/acute-coronary-syndrome-acs-and-the-timi-score/

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