• Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Acute Headache

    14. Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Acute Heart Failure Syndromes

    The American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Subcommittee (Writing Committee) on Seizures

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    Erratum

    In the May 2007 issue, the clinical policy entitled “Clinical Policy: Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Acute Heart Failure Syndromes,” page 630, under critical question 1, Level B recommendations, two values are expressed incorrectly. The BNP and NT-proBNP values should be expressed as pg/mL instead of pg/dL. The authors regret these errors.

    The correct wording should be:
    Use the following guidelines:
    •BNP (Approximate LR- = 0.1)
    •BNP >500 p

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