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    • Care of the Patient with Chest Pain in the Observation Unit. 

      Borawski, Joseph B; Graff, Louis G; Limkakeng, Alexander T (Emergency medicine clinics of North America, 2017-08)
      Care of the patient presenting to an emergency department (ED) with chest pain remains a common yet challenging aspect of emergency medicine. Acute coronary syndrome presents in nonspecific fashion. The development and evolution ...
    • Impact of renal dysfunction on acute coronary syndrome evaluation in observation unit patients. 

      Limkakeng, Alexander T; Chandra, Abhinav (Am J Emerg Med, 2010-07)
      OBJECTIVES: The impact of renal disease on risk stratification of patients at low risk for potential acute coronary syndrome has not been well defined. The objective of this study was to document the prevalence of renal ...
    • Thrombolysis in myocardial infarction risk score in an observation unit setting. 

      Chavez, Jean; Srinivasan, Amudan; Ely, Sora; Drake, Weiying; Freeman, Debra; Borawski, Joseph; Chandra, Abhinav; ... (8 authors) (Crit Pathw Cardiol, 2013-09)
      OBJECTIVE: The Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) score is a validated tool for risk stratification of acute coronary syndrome. We hypothesized that the TIMI risk score would be able to risk stratify patients in ...
    • Utility of observation units for young emergency department chest pain patients. 

      Ely, Sora; Chandra, Abhinav; Mani, Giselle; Drake, Weiying; Freeman, Debbie; Limkakeng, Alexander T (Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2013-02)
      BACKGROUND: Determining which patients presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) require further work-up for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) can be difficult. The utility of routine observation for cardiac testing in low-risk ...