Importance of Manchester Triage in acute myocardial infarction: impact on prognosis.

@article{Providncia2011ImportanceOM,
  title={Importance of Manchester Triage in acute myocardial infarction: impact on prognosis.},
  author={Rui Andr{\'e} Provid{\^e}ncia and Pedro Lourenço Gomes and S{\'e}rgio Barra and Joana Silva and Lu{\'i}s Seca and Alexandre Antunes and Jo{\~a}o Rosa Pais and Pedro Mota and Ant{\'o}nio Manuel Leit{\~a}o-Marques},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={
          212-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Fast and effective diagnosis of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in the Emergency Department (ED) is needed. Manchester Triage (MT) is based on identification of the patient's main complaint, establishing, through decision flowcharts, a target-time for first observation. This study aimed to evaluate the impact of MT on short-term mortality in AMI and detect potential improvements, and to analyse high-risk groups: diabetic patients, women and older patients. METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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