TITLE

Quality of acute coronary care in emerging economies

AUTHOR(S)
Bobak, Martin; Hemingway, Harry
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/9/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 12, p1190
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
40831091

 

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