Hospital-based strategies contributing to percutaneous coronary intervention time reduction in the patient with ST-segment elevation myocardiaI infarction: a review of the "system-of-care" approach.

@article{CampRogers2012HospitalbasedSC,
  title={Hospital-based strategies contributing to percutaneous coronary intervention time reduction in the patient with ST-segment elevation myocardiaI infarction: a review of the "system-of-care" approach.},
  author={Teresa R Camp-Rogers and Michael Christopher Kurz and William J. Brady},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={491-8}
}
A myriad of hospital-wide initiatives have been implemented with the goal of decreasing door-to-balloon time. Much of the evidence behind the common strategies used is unknown; multiple strategies have been suggested in the reduction to the use of this important time-sensitive intervention. Among 8 primary strategies, 2 have substantial evidence to support their implementation in the attempt to reduce door-to-balloon time in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), including… CONTINUE READING

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