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For ruling out  acute coronary syndrome in   in  men less than 40 years , here is  30 second protocol !

All you require is an ECG and  some degree of common sense ! ( A flattish  T wave is acceptable )

Please note cardiac  enzymes are not required  to R/O ACS in this group !

Vancouver chest pain rule is  a glorified  clinical sense !

http://emed.wustl.edu/images/journal_club/2006/September_2006/Vancouver_Chest_Pain_Rule.pdf

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1553-2712.2012.01399.x/abstract?systemMessage=Wiley+Online+Library+will+be+disrupted+on+25+August+from+13%3A00-15%3A00+BST+%2808%3A00-10%3A00+EDT%29+for+essential+maintenance

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