The impact of cardiac and noncardiac comorbidities on the short-term outcomes of patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction: a population-based perspective

@inproceedings{Chen2013TheIO,
  title={The impact of cardiac and noncardiac comorbidities on the short-term outcomes of patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction: a population-based perspective},
  author={Han-Yang Chen and Jane S Saczynski and David D. McManus and Darleen M. Lessard and Jorge Yarzebski and Kate L. Lapane and Joel M. Gore and Robert J Goldberg},
  booktitle={Clinical epidemiology},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVES The objectives of our large observational study were to describe the prevalence of cardiac and noncardiac comorbidities in a community-based population of patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) at all medical centers in central Massachusetts, and to examine whether multiple comorbidities were associated with in-hospital death rates and hospital length of stay. METHODS The study sample consisted of 2,972 patients hospitalized with AMI at all eleven greater… CONTINUE READING
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