To define contemporary age-and sex-related mortality risks and patterns of medical practice in acute myocardial infarction (AMI).
Retrospective comparison of demographic and clinical variables, including the use of proven effective AMI medical therapy, among AMI patient cohorts from 1987 to 1992.
Of a total of 2,070 AMI patients, 629 were women and 1,441, men ; 951 patients were managed in university hospitals, 641 in a regional hospital, and 478 in community hospitals, Interventions :
Of a total of 2,070 AMI patients, 629 were women and 1,441, men ;
No direct study interventions ;
results of practice patterns and risk analyses of the earlier (1987-90) AMI cohorts, however, were published concurrently with the actual practices of the more recent (1991-92) cohorts and may have had some indirect effect on the recent practice patterns.
Mots-clés Pascal : Infarctus, Myocarde, Epidémiologie, Homme, Facteur risque, Mortalité, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Cardiopathie coronaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Infarct, Myocardium, Epidemiology, Human, Risk factor, Mortality, Cardiovascular disease, Coronary heart disease
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Cote : 94-0517481
Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 199501.