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The relative influence of age, previous history and therapeutic strategies prior to hospital admission among ambulance transported patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18639944     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Among 388 patients with ST-elevation and myocardial infarction admitted to hospital with ambulance, we found the following to be independent predictors of the short term (30 days) mortality rate; Age and treatment with aspirin prior to hospital admission. The following were associated with long term (30 days to 5 years) mortality rate; age, a history of diabetes and fast track to CCU.
Angela Bång; Johan Herlitz; Lars Grip; Kenneth Caidahl; Thomas Karlsson; Stefan Kihlgren; Marianne Hartford
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Letter     Date:  2008-07-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  136     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2009 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-27     Completed Date:  2009-10-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  213-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Distribution
Ambulances / statistics & numerical data*
Coronary Care Units / statistics & numerical data*
Hospitalization / statistics & numerical data*
Medical Records
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis,  epidemiology*

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