Thanks to the efforts of Assoc Prof James Rippey (in collaboration with other emergency, cardiology, general medical and clinical biochemical colleagues) here are the current SCGH ED STEMI, ACS pathways and discharge advice sheets.
SCGH ED Code STEMI Protocol (updated 03/2022):
SCGH Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Assessment and Treatment Algorithm:
SCGH ACS Assessment and Treatment Algorithm Explanatory Video with Assoc Prof James Rippey:
I suggest that you follow the Vimeo link and click HD to watch this in it’s full high definition glory (surround sound optional!)
SCGH Chest Pain Pathway for ACS from James Rippey on Vimeo.
SCGH ED Chest Pain Discharge Advice Sheet
Note: for Low Risk Acute Coronary Syndrome Group as determined by the above algorithm:
- Here is a great summary by Alex Fergie of various non-invasive tests for assessment of coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndrome
Date implemented – 04/2020
Revision date – 04/2022
Author – Dr James Rippey in collaboration with ICU / Cardiology / Anaesthetics