The Cost-Effectiveness of Coronary Care Units

  • Lee Goldman
  • Harvey Fineberg


Since their inception in the early 1960s, coronary care units (CCUs) have undoubtedly saved many lives. However, anecdotal experience cannot substitute for a critical analysis of the impact of coronary care units, or for a comparison of the impact to the costs incurred.


Acute Myocardial Infarction Ventricular Fibrillation Coronary Care Unit Cardial Infarction Intermediate Care 
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  • Lee Goldman
  • Harvey Fineberg

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