Chapter 25: CCORT/CCS quality indicators for acute myocardial infarction care

@article{Tran2003Chapter2C,
  title={Chapter 25: CCORT/CCS quality indicators for acute myocardial infarction care},
  author={Chau T T Tran and Douglas S Lee and Virginia F Flintoft and Lyall A. J. Higginson and Felicitas Grant and Jack Ven Tu and Jafna Cox and Doug Holder and Cynthia A. Jackevicius and Louise Pilote and Paul Tanser and Christopher Thompson and E. K. M. Tsoi and Wayne J Warnica and A. Wielgosz},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={38-45}
}
BACKGROUND Although quality indicators for the care of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients have been described for other countries, there are none specifically designed for the Canadian health care system. The authors' goal was to develop a set of Canadian quality indicators for AMI care. METHODS A literature review identified existing quality indicators for AMI care. A list of potential indicators was assessed by a nine-member panel of clinicians from a variety of disciplines using a… CONTINUE READING

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