Prehospital use of a modified HEART Pathway and point-of-care troponin to predict cardiovascular events

PLoS One. 2020 Oct 7;15(10):e0239460. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0239460. eCollection 2020.

Abstract (NCT02709135).

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Biomarkers / blood
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Point-of-Care Systems
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Time Factors
  • Troponin / blood*


  • Biomarkers
  • Troponin

Associated data


Grants and funding

Abbott Point of Care provided funding for this study. Wake Forest School of Medicine received this funding to provide Dr. Stopyra & Mahler with time to complete the study. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.