Navigation Links
Statewide program helps improve quality of care for heart attack
Date:11/4/2007

>The study included 65 hospitals and associated emergency medical systems (10 PCI hospitals and 55 non-PCI hospitals) in five regions in North Carolina, and 1,164 patients with STEMI (579 pre-intervention, 585 post-intervention) eligible for reperfusion who were treated at PCI hospitals; and 925 patients with STEMI (518 pre-intervention, 407 post-intervention) who were treated at non-PCI hospitals. The authors examined the reperfusion times and rates three months before (July September 2005) and three months after (January March 2007) a year-long implementation.

Among patients presenting to PCI hospitals who underwent primary PCI, the proportion with first door-to-device times less than 90 minutes increased from 57 percent to 72 percent with a decrease in median (midpoint) time from 85 to 74 minutes. For patients transferred from a non-PCI hospital to another hospital for primary PCI, median time from first door-to-device declined from 165 minutes to 128 minutes. For patients presenting to the 55 non-PCI hospitals, median door-in to door-out times decreased from 120 minutes to 71 minutes. Reperfusion times also improved for door-to-needle times in non-PCI hospitals (35 to 29 minutes).

For patients treated at or transferred to PCI hospitals, clinical outcomes including death, cardiac arrest, and cardiogenic shock did not significantly change following the intervention, although the study was not designed to directly assess these outcomes.

We have demonstrated that a statewide program focused on the development of regional systems for STEMI reperfusion can significantly improve quality of care. Further research is needed to ensure that this and other programs that demonstrate improvement in application of reperfusion therapies lead to reduced mortality and morbidity from acute myocardial infarction, the authors conclude.


'/>"/>

Contact: Michelle Gailiun
919-724-5343
JAMA and Archives Journals
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Another Statewide Organization Joins the Fight Against Assisted Suicide
2. Computer Program can assist to detect Heart Attack
3. Advanced STD programs required
4. Self-Management Program Beneficial for Back Pain
5. Self-Management Program Beneficial for Back Pain
6. Disease Management Programs – Effective for Heart Patient
7. Suicide Prevention Program – Having its Intended Effec
8. Cardiac – Rehabilitation Programs Beneficial for Heart Patient
9. Pulmonary rehabilitation program effective for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
10. New Healthy Weight Program Makes Healthy Eating More Interesting
11. The Potential Of Cadaver Transplantation Programme In India
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/23/2014)... 2014 SWAccessControl.com's high quality access control ... the company has announced its new collection of power ... these high quality power suppliers. All the new models ... special offer lasts until Dec. 20, 2014. , SWAccessControl.com ... have been supporting it for a long time. It ...
(Date:11/23/2014)... Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) November 23, 2014 ... and TV Have in Common, **FDAnews On-Demand Webinar**, Dec. ... http://www.fdanews.com/TheFDAisWatchingOnDemand , The FDA’s focus on promotional ... ads. , Now they're looking at websites, ... , Mark the calendar for Thursday, Dec. 11, for ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... Greenville, SC (PRWEB) November 23, 2014 ... back to their communities. AlignLife experience rapid growth in ... upon a very unique opportunity. AlignLife of Simpsonville ... area AlignLife offices for their first annual Toy Drive. ... local charity they would support with this year's toy ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... A classic black prom dress will never go out of ... unveiled its new items of black prom gowns . ... big discount, up to 70% off. People throughout the world ... prom dresses, made with the best materials, can make wearers ... customers, the company provides these beautiful outfits in a huge ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 “Due to my ... an inventor, from Gurnee, Ill. “While using the ice grip ... and I thought there needed to be a safer way ... the SPIKE BLOCK. , The SPIKE BLOCK offers added safety ... it would help to reduce injuries and damage associated with ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cheap Access Control Power Supplies Online Now at SWAccessControl.com, Special Offer Until Dec. 20, 2014 2Health News:FDAnews Announces The FDA is Watching: What Twitter, Tradeshows and TV Have in Common, On-Demand Webinar, Dec. 11, 2014 2Health News:FDAnews Announces The FDA is Watching: What Twitter, Tradeshows and TV Have in Common, On-Demand Webinar, Dec. 11, 2014 3Health News:FDAnews Announces The FDA is Watching: What Twitter, Tradeshows and TV Have in Common, On-Demand Webinar, Dec. 11, 2014 4Health News:FDAnews Announces The FDA is Watching: What Twitter, Tradeshows and TV Have in Common, On-Demand Webinar, Dec. 11, 2014 5Health News:Greenville Area AlignLife Offices Join Together for a Local Toy Drive 2Health News:New Black Prom Dresses from BellasDress.com 2
... The Cosmetic Bootcamp, LLC,announces that its annual marketing and ... will begin on Dec. 11, 2008. Despite a ... sponsorship.,According to program chair, Kenneth Beer MD, "We are ... for specialists both by the specialists,and industry." Dr. ...
... resource the necessary information to make an informed decision when ... , , LYNDHURST, N.J., Dec. ... city,s best otolaryngologist (and figuring out what an otolaryngologist is), ... if you,re not an MD, a DO or are certified ...
... Phase II Cancer Trials and the Company,s Other Clinical Programs All ... - Significant Validation Achieved for Bavituximab and Peregrine,s Anti-PS Anti-Viral ... - Company Enters into Loan Agreement for Up to ... TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 10 Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ...
... PetFit(TM) Challenge Participant Shows Remarkable Quick Weight Loss Improvement , ... On January 20, Zeb, a 104 pound, 7-year-old, Labrador ... Hill,s PetFit(TM) Challenge participants. At Zeb,s recheck on ... lost 22 pounds and was now at 82 pounds. Dr. ...
... dry skin... much of the time with poor results. During Winter, ... the skin. , ... Denver, CO. (PRWEB) December 10, 2008 -- Winter ... across the country suffering from dry skin problems. According to estimates ...
... Global Med Technologies(R), Inc.,("Global Med" or the "Company") (OTC ... today announced that on,Tuesday, December 9, 2008, its board ... LLC ("VPC") whereby VPC proposed to acquire a,majority share ... proposal received is,as follows: , , ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Vitals Launches Free eBook to Help Consumers Find 'Dr. Right' 2Health News:Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009 2Health News:Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009 3Health News:Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009 4Health News:Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009 5Health News:Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009 6Health News:Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009 7Health News:Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009 8Health News:Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009 9Health News:Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009 10Health News:Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009 11Health News:Video: Combined Veterinary and Pet Owner Efforts Help Pet Lose Big 2Health News:Video: Combined Veterinary and Pet Owner Efforts Help Pet Lose Big 3Health News:Top Tips To Naturally Heal Dry Skin And Moisturize This Winter 2Health News:Top Tips To Naturally Heal Dry Skin And Moisturize This Winter 3Health News:Global Med Technologies(R) Inc. Receives Unsolicited Proposal From Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC 2Health News:Global Med Technologies(R) Inc. Receives Unsolicited Proposal From Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC 3Health News:Global Med Technologies(R) Inc. Receives Unsolicited Proposal From Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC 4
(Date:11/21/2014)... Nov. 20, 2014   Coqui RadioPharmaceuticals Corp. , ... U.S. commercial producer of Molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), is proud to ... INVAP to design its Medical Isotope Production Facility ... is the parent isotope of Technetium-99, which is used ... 2012, Congress passed legislation making it a national priority ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... --  Wellcentive , the industry leader in end-to-end ... today being named one of the four finalists ...  Sponsored by Intel, the world leader in computing ... companies developing leading-edge technology and unique approaches to ... Wellcentive,s Mason Beard , senior vice ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... 2014  Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX ... of $80,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 5.25% Convertible Senior ... offering within the United States . ... pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of ... granted the initial purchasers an option to purchase up ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Coqui RadioPharmaceuticals Inks Deal With INVAP 2Wellcentive Named Finalist for 2014 Intel Innovation Award 2Wellcentive Named Finalist for 2014 Intel Innovation Award 3Lexicon Announces Pricing Of Convertible Senior Notes Offering 2Lexicon Announces Pricing Of Convertible Senior Notes Offering 3
... SWANTON, Vt ., May 7 This May, AllerAir ... their effort to spread Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome awareness.   , ... AllerAir will make chemical awareness tips ... www.allerair.com .  Additionally, their blogs and articles ...
... A post-hoc analysis of a Phase 3 safety study ... a lower incidence of nausea, vomiting and constipation when compared ... moderate to severe low-back or osteoarthritis pain.  These data will ... Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society (APS), and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Multiple Chemical Sensitivities Are Real 2Multiple Chemical Sensitivities Are Real 3Data Comparing NUCYNTA(R) (tapentadol) Tablets to Oxycodone Immediate Release Tablets Presented at 2010 American Pain Society Annual Meeting 2Data Comparing NUCYNTA(R) (tapentadol) Tablets to Oxycodone Immediate Release Tablets Presented at 2010 American Pain Society Annual Meeting 3Data Comparing NUCYNTA(R) (tapentadol) Tablets to Oxycodone Immediate Release Tablets Presented at 2010 American Pain Society Annual Meeting 4Data Comparing NUCYNTA(R) (tapentadol) Tablets to Oxycodone Immediate Release Tablets Presented at 2010 American Pain Society Annual Meeting 5Data Comparing NUCYNTA(R) (tapentadol) Tablets to Oxycodone Immediate Release Tablets Presented at 2010 American Pain Society Annual Meeting 6Data Comparing NUCYNTA(R) (tapentadol) Tablets to Oxycodone Immediate Release Tablets Presented at 2010 American Pain Society Annual Meeting 7Data Comparing NUCYNTA(R) (tapentadol) Tablets to Oxycodone Immediate Release Tablets Presented at 2010 American Pain Society Annual Meeting 8Data Comparing NUCYNTA(R) (tapentadol) Tablets to Oxycodone Immediate Release Tablets Presented at 2010 American Pain Society Annual Meeting 9
Cholesterol FS. For determination of cholesterol in serum or plasma. Available with Calibrator: Trucal U and Controls: Trulab N, Trulab P Trulab L....
Intended for the quantitative determination of total cholesterol in serum. Reaction: Endpoint. Reaction complete within five minutes. Wavelength: 500 nm. Linearity: 700 mg/dL (18.1 mmol/L). Single st...
This 16-bit integrated and cooled system is a completely self contained unit built with a long list of standard features including all-electronic-variable transilluminator and EPI lighting....
... SE is a major upgrade ... of important physical and software ... operation and increase efficiency. The ... Generation" ACS:180. The productivity of ...
Medicine Products: