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The role of nurses in improving emergency cardiac care.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16117268     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiovascular diseases exert a huge burden on individuals and society, with coronary heart disease (CHD) the single most common cause of death in the United Kingdom and other developed countries (British Heart Foundation 2004). Improved clinical care has been responsible for around two fifths of the decline in mortality from CHD in England and Wales over the past decade (Unal et al 2004). This article describes how developments in cardiac care, most of which have closely engaged nurses, have contributed to improvements in care for patients with acute myocardial infarction and other acute coronary syndromes.
Authors:
T Quinn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0029-6570     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs Stand     Publication Date:    2005 Aug 10-16
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-24     Completed Date:  2005-09-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9012906     Medline TA:  Nurs Stand     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-8     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Coventry University, Coventry. t.quinn@coventry.ac.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Emergency Medical Services / organization & administration*
Great Britain
Humans
Myocardial Infarction / drug therapy,  nursing*
Nurse's Role*
Organizational Innovation
Professional Autonomy
Thrombolytic Therapy / nursing*

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