TITLE

Is routine early invasive management of non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction beneficial in elderly patients?

AUTHOR(S)
Singh, Sheldon M.; Alter, David A.
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/26/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 9, p1046
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses research being done on the use of routine early invasive management of non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in elderly patients. Reference to a study by R. G. Bach and colleagues published in a 2004 issue of "Ann Intern Med"; Results of early invasive management of non-STEMI in ischemic patients; Examination of the benefits of early invasive management of non-STEMI for elderly patients.
ACCESSION #
14736493

 

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