Long-Term Post-Discharge Risks in Older Survivors of Myocardial Infarction With and Without Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest.

@article{Fordyce2016LongTermPR,
  title={Long-Term Post-Discharge Risks in Older Survivors of Myocardial Infarction With and Without Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest.},
  author={Christopher B. Fordyce and Tracy Y. Wang and Anita Y. Chen and Laine E Thomas and Christopher B. Granger and Benjamin M. Scirica and Timothy D. Henry and Graham C. Wong and Krishnan Ramanathan and Carolina Malta Hansen and K Kragholm and Eric D. Peterson and Monique L. Anderson},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={67 17},
  pages={
          1981-90
        }
}
BACKGROUND Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) associated with acute myocardial infarction (MI) confers high in-hospital mortality; however, among those patients who survive, little is known regarding their post-discharge mortality and health care use rates. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine 1-year survival and readmission rates after hospital discharge of older MI survivors with and without OHCA. METHODS Using linked Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes… CONTINUE READING
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