Reducing AMI mortality

This comprehensive systematic review found a few institutional interventions were associated with lower risk-adjusted AMI mortality rates; these included regular meetings to discuss AMI cases between clinician and transport staff, cardiologists on site, creative problem solving environment, not having cross-trained nurses for cath-ICU, and having both MD and nursing champions (abstract)

Danielle Scheurer

Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.

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