Validating the GRACE 2.0 Score Derived from Administrative Data to Define Appropriateness of Invasive Care for the Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome
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Health Services R&D
February 2020 -
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Background: Clinical practice guidelines recommend the use of invasive care to treat acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in most patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Preliminary unadjusted results from our pilot work indicate that such care is commonly not provided to Veterans with CKD. However, these preliminary findings did not account for the appropriateness of invasive care. To address this gap, we submitted a VA HSR&D Merit Review proposal last year to examine whether invasive care was imp...