Table 2

Independent predictors of death in patients presenting with the spectrum of ACS based upon widely available clinical and biological markers

C index for death 0.84 (in hospital in 6 months GRACE risk score13).
  • Age (a continuous variable)

  • Killip class (heart failure)

  • Arterial blood pressure

  • ST deviation on ECG

  • Cardiac arrest

  • Elevated creatinine

  • Elevated CK-MB or troponin

  • Heart rate