Cardiovascular Medicine Book




Chest Wall Pain Prediction Rule

Aka: Chest Wall Pain Prediction Rule
  1. See Also
    1. Chest Wall Pain
    2. Chest Pain
    3. Acute Chest Pain Approach
    4. Angina Diagnosis
    5. Cardiac Risk Assessment
    6. Cardiac Risk Management
    7. TIMI Risk Score
    8. Bosner Chest Pain Decision Rule
    9. Cardiac Risk in Diabetes Score
    10. Framingham Score
    11. HEART Score
    12. GRACE Score
    13. Vancouver Chest Pain Rule
  2. Indications
    1. Chest Wall Pain likelihood in patients presenting with Chest Pain to a primary care office
  3. Criteria (one point for each of the 4 criteria)
    1. Localized Muscle tension
    2. Stinging pain
    3. Pain reproducible by palpation
    4. Absence of cough
  4. Interpretation: Likelihood of Chest Wall Pain
    1. Score 0-1
      1. Negative Predictive Value: 82%
    2. Score 2-4
      1. Positive Predictive Value: 77%
  5. References
    1. Bosner (2010) Fam Pract 27(4): 363-9 [PubMed]

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