Falling hospital mortality for acute myocardial infarction in Quebec hospitals.

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OBJECTIVE To present in-hospital mortality trends for acute myocardial infarction (AMI). DESIGN Observational study using the Quebec administrative hospital database, which records all hospitalizations for AMI, for the period 1986 to 1996. RESULTS From 1986 to 1996, the case fatality rate for AMI decreased from 18.4% to 12.7% despite an increase in the… (More)

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@article{Brophy1998FallingHM, title={Falling hospital mortality for acute myocardial infarction in Quebec hospitals.}, author={James M. Brophy}, journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology}, year={1998}, volume={14 11}, pages={1358-62} }