Primary angioplasty for acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
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Primary angioplasty for acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction

Marie Leahy Senior cardiology research and development sister, Hammersmith Hospital, London

This article examines primary percutaneous coronary intervention as a reperfusion treatment for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. It discusses the nursing care of patients undergoing this procedure.

Nursing Standard. 21, 12,48-56. doi: 10.7748/ns2006.11.21.12.48.c6387

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missmarieleahy@yahoo.co.uk

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