Outcomes of Acute Myocardial Infarction Hospitalizations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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- According to multiple studies in the United States and Europe, hospitalization rates for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) have decreased and case fatality rates for patients hospitalized with AMI have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Healthcare professionals must work to ensure that patients with signs or symptoms of AMI seek immediate medical attention in order to mitigate worse outcomes during the pandemic and beyond.
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Krasne, Margaret; Gluckman, Tyler J; Marine, Joseph Edward; Blumenthal, Roger S.; and Sharma, Garima, "Outcomes of Acute Myocardial Infarction Hospitalizations During the COVID-19 Pandemic" (2020). Articles, Abstracts, and Reports. 3951.