Pilot of prehospital thrombolysis in ST elevation myocardial infarction
Kerr, Debra and Jennings, Paul and Kelly, Anne-Maree and Walker, Tony and Edington, John (2008) Pilot of prehospital thrombolysis in ST elevation myocardial infarction. Journal of Emergency Primary Health Care, 6 (1). ISSN 1447-4999Full text for this resource is not available from the Research Repository.
Based on data from overseas and local case modelling, Rural Ambulance Victoria (RAV) implemented a pilot study of prehospital thrombolysis (PHT) for patients with ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) in the Bendigo region. The purpose of this report is to provide the background to the pilot, describe the PHT model, report the outcome of the single enrolled case and discuss various barriers to PHT implementation.
CASE REPORT : Article 990277
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||ResPubID14764, emergency medical services, myocardial infarction, paramedic, prehospital, thrombolytic therapy|
|Subjects:||SEO Classification > 9202 Health and Support Services
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Nursing and Midwifery
FOR Classification > 1117 Public Health and Health Services
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Biomedical and Health Sciences
|Date Deposited:||01 Sep 2011 03:02|
|Last Modified:||10 May 2013 03:06|
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