Prehospital thrombolysis for STEMI where PPCI delays are unavoidable

Benger's (2016) research for the National Institute For Health Research (NIHR) noted that more than 30 000 cardiac arrests occurred outside the hospital in England every year (Benger, 2016; Out of...

Effect of blood pressure on stroke severity and outcomes in acute cases

To produce the evidence required for discussion of the research question, a literature search was carried out. CINAHL Complete and MEDLINE Complete were searched, using the terms in Table 1. The...

Out-of-hospital treatment of acute myocardial infarction

One ongoing delay to the administration of treatment to patients with acute STEMI is the delay between the onset of symptoms for a patient and the time when they call for help. This is often...

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