Tuesday 21 Oct 2014

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All posts tagged ST-elevation myocardial infarction

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Heart attack patients getting better urgent care in rural areas

It was just before midnight when Gary Keimig woke up nauseous and soaking in sweat. A week earlier, he brushed off pain in his lower chest, but now he knew something was definitely wrong. The 66-year-old artist was having a […]

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Emergency medical services, fire departments recognized

The Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Program has extended silver and bronze awards to 207 emergency medical services and fire departments to recognize their quality of care. To be recognized,

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Study says heart attack patients need to get to the hospital quicker

A new study that showed reducing “door-to-balloon” times in hospitals did not improve survival rates for patients with severe heart attacks, also emphasizes the need to save time