An audit of clinical nurse practitioner led thrombolysis to improve the treatment of acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Lloyd2000AnAO,
  title={An audit of clinical nurse practitioner led thrombolysis to improve the treatment of acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Guy Lloyd and Anne Roberts and Iqbal Bashir and Marc C. Mumby and Kayvan Kamalvand and Rachel Cooke},
  journal={Journal of public health medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={462-5}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to audit the impact of cardiac nurse practitioner led thrombolysis as a method of reducing call to needle times for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in a single district hospital. METHODS This was a prospectively planned, observational study, comparing time delay between arrival at hospital and the administration of thrombolysis ('door to needle' time) in patients presenting with AMI in a district general hospital serving a population of 270000. The 6… CONTINUE READING

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