Management of acute myocardial infarction in general medical wards in Sri Lanka.

@article{Constantine1999ManagementOA,
  title={Management of acute myocardial infarction in general medical wards in Sri Lanka.},
  author={Godwin Roger Constantine and Jayantha Herath and Alexandre Chang and Ponnuthurai Nagaratnam Suganthan and B S Hewamane and P N Thenabadu},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  year={1999},
  volume={75 890},
  pages={718-20}
}
The study was designed to evaluate the management of acute myocardial infarction in the general medical wards of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka. All patients with acute myocardial infarction admitted from September 1996 to August 1997, were evaluated with regard to the time delay in admission and drug treatment. The facilities for monitoring and resuscitation were also assessed. A total of 259 patients were included in the study, 173 males and 86 females. The median time delay from the… CONTINUE READING