Published in Heart Disease Weekly, April 4th, 2004
This finding is important, they said, because while many studies have proven the effectiveness of individual therapies in improving outcomes for heart attack patients, very few have correlated individual hospitals' use of these different therapies with how their patients actually fare.
For their study, the researchers consulted a database of 64,775 patients at more than 400 U.S. hospitals to determine how hospitals adhered to nine different...
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