The association between older age and receipt of care and outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndromes: a cohort study of the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP).

@article{Zaman2014TheAB,
  title={The association between older age and receipt of care and outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndromes: a cohort study of the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP).},
  author={M Justin S Zaman and S. G. Stirling and Lee Shepstone and Alisdair Ryding and Marcus D. Flather and Max Oscar Bachmann and Phyo Kyaw Myint},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={35 23},
  pages={1551-8}
}
AIMS Older people increasingly constitute a large proportion of the acute coronary syndrome (ACS) population. We examined the relationship of age with receipt of more intensive management and secondary prevention medicine. Then, the comparative association of intensive management (reperfusion/angiography) over a conservative strategy on time to death was investigated by age. METHODS AND RESULTS Using data from 155 818 patients in the national registry for ACS in England and Wales [the… CONTINUE READING
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