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Technologies to Diagnose Acute Ischemia

  • Robert J. Zalenski
  • Harry P. Selker
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Part of the Contemporary Cardiology book series (CONCARD)

Abstract

As the most common cause of death in this country, acute myocardial infarction (AMI) has deservedly been the subject of substantial efforts of clinicians, scientists, governmental and other agencies, and the public in efforts to reduce its devastating impact. Although significant progress continues to be made, The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health recognized the need for a concerted and coordinated effort to reduce mortality and morbidity in this country from AMI and in 1991 initiated the National Heart Attack Alert Program (NHAAP).

Keywords

Acute Myocardial Infarction Acute Myocardial Infarction Coronary Care Unit Acute Chest Pain Anisoylated Plasminogen Streptokinase Activator Complex 
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