Barbra Backus, MD

Barbra Backus, MD is an emergency physician at the Erasmus University Medical Center in the Netherlands. She developed and validated the HEART score for chest pain patients at the emergency department and finished her thesis on HEART in 2012. She continued her research specialty on low-risk chest pain. Dr. Backus has co-authored several books and blogs on cardiology & emergency medicine and is part of the editorial board of EJEM.


Conventional Troponin Testing in the Evaluation of Chest Pain