Achieving optimal care for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in Canada

Travers, Andrew
June 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/19/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 13, p1843
Academic Journal
The article discusses the achievement of optimal care for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (MI) in Calgary, Alberta. It deals with the importance of understanding the basic and more advanced responsibilities of paramedics when faced with patients experiencing chest pain that may be due to an ST-segment elevation MI. It notes that with this understanding, several key strategies should be implemented to improve not only processes of care but invariably the clinical outcomes of patients.


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