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aAbbreviations: (ACI-TIPI), acute cardiac ischemia-time-sensitive predictive instrument; ED, emergency department; AMI, acute myocardial infarction; UAP, unstable angina pectoris; CCU, coronary care unit.

aAbbreviations: (ACI-TIPI), acute cardiac ischemia-time-sensitive predictive instrument; ED, emergency department; AMI, acute myocardial infarction; UAP, unstable angina pectoris; CCU, coronary care unit.

Fig. 1. Flowchart illustrating diagnoses and triage dispositions of patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with chest pain and other symptoms suggesting acute cardiac ischemia (AMI). *, percent of total ED patients in the control group with chest pain or symptoms consistent with ACI.

64% UAP) were essentially identical to those from our work with Pozen et al. (6) in 1979-1984 (35% AMI, 65% UAP). Finally, in an analysis of the ACI-TIPI Trial data for failure to make the diagnosis of ACI, we found that the missed diagnosis rate for ACI was 2.2% (2.1% for AMI, 2.3% for UAP) (3).

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