Achieving optimal care for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in Canada
- OHSU STEMI CHECK LIST. // ED Management;Dec2009 Supplement, p1
The article presents a checklist of actions to be performed by the physicians at the emergency department at Oregon Health & Science Institute incase of diagnosis of ST section Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) in patients.
- An early invasive strategy was effective in the acute coronary syndrome with elevated cardiac troponin I and T levels. Borzak, Steven // ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 137 Issue 1, p1
Presents information on a case study that examined whether an early invasive strategy more effective than an initial conservative strategy in patients with the acute coronary syndrome and elevated baseline cardiac troponin I or T levels. Study design and setting; Main outcome measure; Main...
- unexpected ARREST. Starr, David S. // Cortlandt Forum;03/25/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p61
Discusses the case of a patient with subendocardial infarction. Survival from an arrest; Use of telemetry after catheterization; Amount of time that the patient did not have oxygen.
- Ischaemic Heart Disease. // Current Medical Literature: Cardiology;2003, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p36
Presents citations and clinicians' notes on ischaemic heart disease. Impact of diabetes mellitus and prior myocardial infarction on mortality from all causes and from coronary heart disease in men; Coronary atherosclerosis in diabetes mellitus; Coronary artery perforation during percutaneous...
- The Myth of Acute â€˜Mildâ€™ Myocardial Infarction. Madias, John E.; Gorlin, Richard // Annals of Internal Medicine;Mar77, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p347
Describes patients with acute myocardial infarction and an uncomplicated early clinical course often thought to have suffered a mild myocardial infarction. Diagnosis of previous myocardial infarction; Short-term prognosis of patients with acute atypical or mild myocardial infarction;...
- Coronary Artery Spasm, Coronary Artery Thrombosis, and Myocardial Infarction. Luchi, Robert J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Oct81, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p502
Editorial. Comments on the link between coronary artery spasm, coronary artery thrombosis and myocardial infarction. Discrepancy of the literature on the link between the disease; Previous studies on the disease; Factors that influence the pathogenesis of acute myocardial infarction.
- Posterior myocardial infarction with isolated ST elevations in V8 and V9: Is this an "ST elevation MI:? Brown, Lance; Sims, Jessica; Conforto, Alessandra // CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine;Mar2003, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p115
Reports the case of a 53-year-old man whose first manifestation of coronary artery disease was an acute isolated posterior myocardial infarction in Canada. Symptoms and diagnosis; Treatment options; Implications on emergency medicine.
- Heart Attack: Danger Signs in Voice. // Quintessence International;Mar1980, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p80
An excerpt from an article by Arnold Legh on the vocal danger signals of heart attack, that was published in the journal "Sunday Times" is presented.
- Value of ST-resolution analysis in the era of primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Terkelsen, Christian Juhl; Andersen, Henning Rud // Heart;Jan2008, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p13
The article discusses the paper on the effectiveness of administering an absolute ST deviation after primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) in predicting myocardial infarction as compared to ST resolution and angiographic measures.