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Diagnostic accuracy of the T-MACS decision aid with a contemporary point-of-care troponin assay
  1. Richard Body1,2,3,
  2. Malak Almashali3,
  3. Niall Morris1,2,
  4. Phil Moss4,
  5. Heather Jarman4,
  6. Andrew Appelboam5,
  7. Richard Parris6,
  8. Louisa Chan7,
  9. Alison Walker8,
  10. Mark Harrison9,
  11. Andrea Wootten10,
  12. Garry McDowell3
  1. 1 Emergency Department, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK
  2. 2 Cardiovascular Sciences Research Group, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
  3. 3 School of Healthcare Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
  4. 4 Emergency Department, St. George’s NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK
  5. 5 Emergency Department, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Exeter, UK
  6. 6 Emergency Department, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, Bolton, UK
  7. 7 Emergency Department, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Hampshire, UK
  8. 8 Emergency Department, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, Harrogate, UK
  9. 9 Emergency Department, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Northumbria, UK
  10. 10 Emergency Department, Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Wirral, UK
  1. Correspondence to Prof Richard Body, Emergency Department, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester M13 9WL, UK; richard.body{at}manchester.ac.uk

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  • Contributors All authors contributed substantially to this work, the revision and final approval of the manuscript, and meet the ICMJE criteria for authorship.

  • Funding This study was funded by a research grant from Abbott Point of Care. The study was sponsored by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

  • Competing interests RB Speaker fees from Singulex; Roche (consultancy, research grant); Abbott Point of Care (speaker fee, research grant); FABPulous BV (consultancy); Alere (donation of reagents for research).

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval The study was approved by the National Research Ethics Service (reference 14/NW/1344), was sponsored by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and was undertaken in full compliance with the Declaration of Helsinki and according to the principles of Good Clinical Practice.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement For queries about unpublished data, please contact Professor Richard Body at richard.body@manchester.ac.uk.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors All authors contributed substantially to this work, the revision and final approval of the manuscript, and meet the ICMJE criteria for authorship.

  • Funding This study was funded by a research grant from Abbott Point of Care. The study was sponsored by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

  • Competing interests RB Speaker fees from Singulex; Roche (consultancy, research grant); Abbott Point of Care (speaker fee, research grant); FABPulous BV (consultancy); Alere (donation of reagents for research).

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval The study was approved by the National Research Ethics Service (reference 14/NW/1344), was sponsored by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and was undertaken in full compliance with the Declaration of Helsinki and according to the principles of Good Clinical Practice.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement For queries about unpublished data, please contact Professor Richard Body at richard.body@manchester.ac.uk.

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