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How does Timi score works? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Apr-2014
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User:What is your view of the Timi score for go stratification
User:Timi score for primary care
Doctor:Thrombolysis for a cardiac and neurovascular accidents is an important life saving procedure.
Doctor:It helps both as life saver and improves prognosis of the condition.
Doctor:however it has its own set of debilitation complications.
Doctor:Therefore we rely on some key findings both on history as well as clinical evaluation
Doctor:to decide upon thrombolysis.
Doctor:Timi score is one such risk scoring data to decide whether or not to thrombolyse.
Doctor:Hope it is clear.
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:Can a doctor in primary care exclude 2%chance of death if 65+ but no risk factors and no angina last week?
Doctor:The scoring details provides details about risk changes; however one cannot absolutely guarantee the end result of the procedure. My answer therefore will be no we cannot absolutely exclude the risks.
User:Ok thanks
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