Code STEMI: implementation of a city-wide program for rapid assessment and management of myocardial infarction

Le May, Michel
October 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, pE136
Academic Journal
The article presents an essay, in which the author offers information on his research work on rapid management of myocardial infarction. The author informs that a city-wide program, called Code STEMI, was developed in Ottawa, Ontario that provided percutaneous coronary intervention to myocardial infarction patients and states that key element of the program included use of electrocardiography, and use of a single-call activation scheme. Also discussed are the contributions made by the research.


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