Systematic review of interventions to reduce delay in patients with suspected heart attack.

@article{Kainth2004SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review of interventions to reduce delay in patients with suspected heart attack.},
  author={Anita Kainth and Amber L Hewitt and Amanda J Sowden and Sq Duffy and Jill F Pattenden and Ruben F. Lewin and Ian Watt and Don L. Thompson},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2004},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={
          506-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effectiveness of interventions aiming to reduce time from onset of signs and symptoms of an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) to seeking medical help/arrival at hospital. METHODS A systematic review was conducted. Fifteen electronic databases, the internet, and bibliographies of included studies were searched, and experts in the field of cardiac care were contacted. Randomised controlled trials (RCTs), controlled trials, and before and after studies conducted in any… CONTINUE READING

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