Quality of acute coronary care in emerging economies

Bobak, Martin; Hemingway, Harry
June 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/9/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 12, p1190
Academic Journal
In this article the author focuses on the quality of medical care for coronary artery disease in developing countries. It examines a study conducted by Tatu-Chitoiu and colleagues which investigated the effect of inadequate acute medical care to in-hospital mortality of patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction in Romania. It discusses several issues including the importance of high-quality registry data for the disease, and the MONICA Project of the World Health Organization.


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