Are there gender differences related to symptoms of acute myocardial infarction? A Norwegian perspective.

@article{Lvlien2006AreTG,
  title={Are there gender differences related to symptoms of acute myocardial infarction? A Norwegian perspective.},
  author={Mona L\ovlien and Berit Schei and Eva Gjengedal},
  journal={Progress in cardiovascular nursing},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={14-9}
}
The purpose of this study was to compare symptom presentation and illness behavior among women and men with acute myocardial infarction and assess various aspects that influence prehospital delay. This is a cross-sectional, retrospective study using self-reported questionnaires. The sample consisted of 82 women and men in Norway, up to 65 years of age, with first-time acute myocardial infarction between March and October 1999. The findings demonstrated that the most commonly reported symptom in… CONTINUE READING