TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Le May, Michel
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, pE136
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
44645298

 

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