Acute MI is initially misdiagnosed in nearly a third of patients, study findsBMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i4713 (Published 31 August 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4713
- Susan Mayor
Nearly a third of patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI) initially have it misdiagnosed on admission to hospital in England and Wales, a large cohort study has found.1
The study, reported in the European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care, analysed data from the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project on patients discharged with a final diagnosis of MI from all 243 acute hospitals in England …
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