Screening and the 1990 contract.

  title={Screening and the 1990 contract.},
  author={D N Slater},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  pages={1197 - 1198}
  • D. Slater
  • Published 5 May 1990
  • Medicine
  • British Medical Journal
Although there is uncertainty about the exact criteria for thrombolytic treatment, the second international study of infarct survival (ISIS-2) showed some benefit for patients treated up to 24 hours after the onset of symptoms, and age was no contraindication to treatment.' Our results suggest that while most general practitioners are aware of the potential benefits of thrombolysis, they may be denying the treatment to considerable numbers of patients whom they do not admit to hospital. We… 

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