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    2003

[Impact of a public-directed media campaign on emergency call to a mobile intensive care units center for acute chest pain].

@article{Chevalier2003ImpactOA,
  title={[Impact of a public-directed media campaign on emergency call to a mobile intensive care units center for acute chest pain].},
  author={Vincent Le Chevalier and Christophe Alauze and Vincent Soland and Joanne Cuny and Patrick Goldstein},
  journal={Annales de cardiologie et d'angeiologie},
  year={2003},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={
          150-8
        }
}
Cardiovascular diseases represent the second highest cause of mortality among the 25-65 age group in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. The Monica study clearly showed that in 1996 the average length of time between a casualty showing the first signs of a coronary and the commencement of treatment was 3 h 30 in northern region of France compared with an average of 2 hours for the rest of the country. Many factors play a part: lack of knowledge of the symptoms, ignorance of the benefits of making an… CONTINUE READING

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