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- Brian Anthony Wolfenden. // BMJ: British Medical Journal;12/5/2015, Vol. 351 Issue 8036, p26
The article presents an obituary for Brian Anthony Wolfenden, Preston general practitioner, who died on August 14, 2015.
- Views. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);10/3/1987, Vol. 295 Issue 6602, p857
Reports developments related to medicine in Great Britain. Rate of mortality among patients with myocardial infarction; Appointment of trained aides to assist young physicians in attending impersonal tasks; Completion of the study on the long term sequels of induced abortion by 6418 women by...
- Factors Affecting 30-Day Mortality in Chinese Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Registry-Based Cohort Study. Ignatius Tak Sun Yu; Wai-Kwong Chan; Wei Li; Chiu-Sun Yue // Vascular Disease Prevention;Aug2008, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p174
Objective: We carried out a retrospective cohort study to examine the influence of personal and disease characteristics at the time of admission on the 30-day mortality of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) among Chinese subjects. Methods: All 1440 patients with transmural AMI admitted to the...
- The Effectiveness of Continuing Medical Education in Changing the Behavior of Physician Caring for Patients with Acute Myodcardial Infarction. White, Carl W.; Albanese, Mark A.; Brown, Donald D.; Caplan, Richard M. // Annals of Internal Medicine;May85, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p686
Presents information on a study which evaluated the effectiveness of a traditional continuing medical education program on the inhospital treatment of patients with acute myocardial infarction. Overview of the project design; Methodology; Results and discussion.
- Mortality rate and cause of death following Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PPCI) for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Doost Hosseiny, A.; Moloi, S.; Atique, S.; Farshid, A.; Marley, P. // Heart, Lung & Circulation;2015 Supplement 3, Vol. 24, pS285
No abstract available.
- The changing face of acute myocardial infarction. Danchin, N // Heart;Jun2005, Vol. 91 Issue 6, p705
The article states that the appointment of new cardiologists and their involvement in emergency care may lead to decreased mortality in patients suffering acute myocardial infarction. An integrated approach, mixing the use of pharmacologic agents and interventional procedures, has been promoted,...
- Moderate Hyponatremia Is Associated with Increased Risk of Mortality: Evidence from a Meta-Analysis. Corona, Giovanni; Giuliani, Corinna; Parenti, Gabriele; Norello, Dario; Verbalis, Joseph G.; Forti, Gianni; Maggi, Mario; Peri, Alessandro // PLoS ONE;Dec2013, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p1
Background: Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte disorder in clinical practice, and evidence to date indicates that severe hyponatremia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. The aim of our study was to perform a meta-analysis that included the published studies that...
- Relationship Between Annual Volume of Patients Treated by Admitting Physician and Mortality After Acute Myocardial Infarction. Tu, Jack V.; Austin, Peter C.; Chan, Benjamin T.B. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/27/2001, Vol. 285 Issue 24, p3116
Presents a study to evaluate the relationship between the average annual volume of cases treated by admitting physicians and mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Context; Objective; Design, setting, and patients; Main outcome measures; Results; Conclusion that patients with AMI...
- GPs most likely to treat TIA patients first. // GP: General Practitioner;5/26/2006, p7
This article reports that general practitioners (GPs) of Great Britain are likely to be the first medical consultation for patients who have had a transient eschemic attack (TIA). Matthew Giles, specialist registrar in geriatric and general medicine in the Oxford region found that 87 percent of...