Use of the TIMI risk score for unstable angina/non-ST elevation myocardial infarction

The Bottom Line: For patients with unstable angina/non-ST elevation myocardial infarction, using the TIMI risk score is a simple prognostication scheme to categorize the risk of death and ischemic events as well as providing a basis for therapeutic decisions.

Antman, E M The TIMI risk score for unstable angina/non-ST elevation MI: A method for prognostication and therapeutic decision making. JAMA (Chicago, Ill.) 2000 vol:284 iss:7 pg:835 -842
http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/284/7/835.full.pdf+html

Table 1. Baseline Characteristics Analyzed for Development of TIMI Risk Score for UA/NSTEMI Page 837

Figure 2. Validation of TIMI Risk Score and Assessment of Treatment Effect According to Score Page 839

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