Which test(s) does the Trust use to diagnose patients who present with suspected acute myocardial infarction (AMI)? Please give details of tests used – including the brand and name of the test(s).
What, if any, guidelines or protocols does the Trust follow to support the diagnosis of suspected AMI? Please give details.
Does your Trust use early rule-out protocols to diagnose AMI? If so, please give details.
What is the average waiting time for a diagnosis following a suspected AMI at the Trust?
What is the target turn-around-time for tests used in the diagnosis of AMI in the Trust? What percentage of tests are performed within this target turn-around-time?
How long has the Trust and/or hospitals within the Trust been using their current troponin test(s)?
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