Decreasing mortality from acute myocardial infarctions: effect of attack rates and case severity.

@article{Bata1997DecreasingMF,
  title={Decreasing mortality from acute myocardial infarctions: effect of attack rates and case severity.},
  author={Iqbal R Bata and Brian J. Eastwood and Ronald D Gregor and Judith Read Guernsey and Gerald A. Klassen and Bryony MacKenzie and Hermann K. Wolf},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={50 7},
  pages={787-91}
}
Mortality from myocardial infarction (MI) has declined in many countries and the reasons for the decline have not been fully quantified. We used the database of the Halifax County MONICA Project to test the hypothesis that the decline of in-hospital mortality from MI can be explained by a trend toward less severe disease as opposed to improved treatment… CONTINUE READING