TITLE

Number of patients receiving angioplasty after heart attack is rising in England and Wales

AUTHOR(S)
Hitchen, Lisa
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/28/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7659, p1456
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research indicating that more patients are receiving angioplasty to treat myocardial infarction in England and Wales. A national audit project designed to measure treatment of patients suffering heart attacks suggests that better communication is required in medical care. The author notes statistics comparing the use of angioplasty against the use of thrombolysis.
ACCESSION #
33011111

 

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