Calculator of TIMI Risk Index
What Is The TIMI Risk Score
The TIMI Risk Score, also known as the thrombolysis in myocardial infarction. This here is a medical tool used to predict if a person is going to have or die from a heart event, but not just that. Dying from or having a heart attack if the patient is suffering from:
- An Unstable Angina: This is the type of heart condition where the patient suffers from constant chest pain
- Non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI): This is a type of heart attack
People suffering from these two conditions might go and seek professional medical help and the doctor is going to use the TIMI Risk Score to assess the patient’s situation and then give the treatment options.
How To Calculate The TIMI Risk Score
In order to successfully calculate the TIMI Risk Score, seven factors have to be taken into account. For each of that factors, you will be given one point and in the end, you will have points depending on the factors. Let’s take a look at the factors:
- Being 65+
- Used Aspirin Within The Last Week
- Had Multiple Angina Episodes Within The Last 24 Hours
- Having Elevated Serum Cardiac Biomarkers
- ST-segment deviation On The Electrocardiogram
- Suffering From A Coronary Artery Disease
- Suffering From Risk Factors Like High Blood Pressure, Smoking, Low HDL Cholesterol, Diabetes, Family History Of Heart Diseases
All of these factors will give you a score, you will have a score between 0 and 7 based on ailments.
How To Use The TIMI Risk Score Calculator
Now that we have good knowledge about the TIMI Risk Score, we should know how to use the calculator. Just follow the mentioned steps:
Step 1: Enter Your Heart Rate
In the first step, all you have to do is enter your heart rate.
Step 2: Enter Your Age
In the second step, enter your age.
Step 3: Enter Your Systolic Blood Pressure
In the third and final step, just enter your systolic blood pressure. These are the first numbers of the reading that you have taken/will take.
What Will Be The Results
After successfully adding the information, you will be given a TIMI Risk Index, and it will be in percentage. You will also be told if you have a high or low TRI and the mortality rate. You can try out the calculator now!
TIMI Risk Score Formula:
TIMI Risk Index = heart rate x (age / 10)2 / systolic BP
What Comes Next?
- Having A Healthy Diet
- Exercising At Least 5 Times Weekly, 7 Is Great!
- Having and Maintaining A Healthy Weight
- Avoiding Smoking and Drinking Alcohol
- Managing Your Diabetes If You Are Diabetic
- Maintaining Lower Stress Levels
Remember, it is never too late to change your life and become healthier again!