Applying the new STEMI guidelines: 1. Reperfusion in acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction

Bogaty, Peter; Buller, Christopher E.; Dorian, Paul; O'Neill, Blair J.; Armstrong, Paul W.
October 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/26/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 9, p1039
Academic Journal
Reports on the application of the guidelines of the American Heart Association on the selection of patients for reperfusion after acute St-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Diagnosis for a female patient experiencing jaw discomfort accompanied by diaphoresis and nausea; Factors to be considered in performing reperfusion in STEMI; Reasons for the selection of immediate on-site fibrinolysis for patients with acute myocardial infarction.


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