Thrombolysis in STEMI at Prehospital Settings
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CitationErgin, M., Dündar, Z. D., Cander, B. (2014). Thrombolysis in STEMI at prehospital settings. Journal of Academic Emergency Medicine, 13, 3, 143-145.
Thrombolysis is a rapidly available but semi-effective treatment, whereas percutaneous coronary intervention is a potentially delayed but highly effective therapy. What about thrombolysis in the prehospital setting for ST-elevated myocardial infarction? Does scientific evidence support or oppose? Which patient group is more eligible for prehospital thrombolysis? Is there any skirmish between emergency medicine and cardiovascular professionals? You can find a history of prehospital thrombolysis on the basis of scientific evidence in this writing
SourceEurasian Journal of Emergency Medicine