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Clinical management of patients receiving thrombolytic therapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1894539     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rapid delivery of thrombolytic therapy to suitable patients with acute myocardial infarction can limit myocardial damage and reduce the risk of death. This requires an emergency department team approach following a written protocol to initiate thrombolytic therapy within 45 minutes of the patient's arrival at the emergency department. Nurses and physicians caring for patients with acute myocardial infarction must be aware of inclusion and exclusion criteria, drug preparation, dosage and administration, recommended adjunctive therapies, and potential complications associated with pharmacologic thrombolysis. All patients with acute myocardial infarction should be carefully screened for their potential for receiving thrombolytic therapy with a favorable benefit/risk ratio.
Authors:
E K Daily
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart & lung : the journal of critical care     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0147-9563     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Lung     Publication Date:  1991 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-10-24     Completed Date:  1991-10-24     Revised Date:  2006-08-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0330057     Medline TA:  Heart Lung     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  552-65     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
University of California San Diego Medical Center, Olivenhain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Electrocardiography
Humans
Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis,  drug therapy*,  nursing
Thrombolytic Therapy* / adverse effects,  contraindications,  instrumentation,  methods

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