Key Data Elements and Definitions for ACS and CAD

Updated:Jan 29,2013
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Key Data Elements and Definitions for ACS and CAD

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  • Developed with the key goal of improving data comparison across studies, promoting electronic health records, and facilitating translation of research from bench to bedside
  • Required data elements based on current scientific evidence and national guidelines
  • Balances the complexity of obtaining specific and detailed data and readily and reliably obtained data from medical records for applicability in real-world settings.Need for safe and durable MCS in HF treatment

    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2013: published online before print January 28, 2013, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e3182831a11.

Supporting Materials
  • Commentary: What's the Significance of the 2013 ACCF/AHA Key Data Elements and Definitions in Contemporary Cardiac Practice? by Lloyd W. Klein, MD
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