Age Differences in the Chief Complaint Associated With a First Acute Myocardial Infarction and Patient's Care-Seeking Behavior
作者: Mayra TisminetzkyJerry H. GurwitzRuben MiozzoAnthony NunesJoel M. GoreDarleen LessardJorge YarzebskiEdgard GranilloRobert J. Goldberg
作者单位: 1Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, Mass
2Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass
3Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass
4Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Baltimore, Md
刊名: The American Journal of Medicine, 2020
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2020.02.018
关键词: Care-seeking behaviorChief complaintMyocardial infarction
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Background(#br)This study set out to describe age differences in patient's chief complaint related to a first myocardial infarction and how the “typicality” of patient's acute symptoms relates to extent of prehospital delay.(#br)Methods(#br)The medical records of 2586 residents of central Massachusetts hospitalized at 11 greater Worcester medical centers with a first myocardial infarction on a biennial basis between 2001 and 2011 were reviewed.(#br)Results(#br)The average age of the study population was 66.4 years, 39.6% were women, 40.2% were diagnosed with a ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), and 72.0 % presented with typical symptoms of myocardial infarction, namely acute chest pain or pressure. Patients were categorized into 5 age strata: >55 years (23%), 55-64...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:4.768 (2012)

  • infarction 梗塞
  • myocardial 心肌的
  • atypical 非典型的
  • complaint 
  • proportion 比例
  • acute 急尖的
  • extent 范围
  • years 年代
  • chest 胸膛
  • chief 知的