Door to needle times of 12 minutes are possible in one emergency department

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7210.643b (Published 04 September 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:643
  1. Ian Knox, emergency physician (iknox@gil.com.au)
  1. Wesley Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

    EDITOR—Several correspondents have discussed call to needle times after acute myocardial infarction.1 Rapid door to needle times are possible in accident and emergency departments with the use of appropriate protocols and the availability of cover by senior medical …

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