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About some mistakes and reasons for them in acute coronary syndrome treatment

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Author(s): G.I. Zimarin | Y.V. Bisyuk

Journal: Racionalʹnaâ Farmakoterapiâ v Kardiologii
ISSN 1819-6446

Volume: 3;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 4;
Date: 2007;
Original page

Keywords: acute coronary syndrome | outcomes | pharmacotherapy | mistakes.

ABSTRACT
Aim. To make an analysis of mistakes and their reasons in acute coronary syndrome treatment.Material and methods. 312 medical charts of patients with acute coronary syndrome, who were hospitalized and died in the hospital, were analyzed.Results. Pharmacotherapy quality expertise revealed defects in 143 cases of fatal outcomes (45,8%). Among all mistakes 60,8% cases were caused by incorrect choice of drugs, and in 88,1% cases prescription of drugs didn’t meet the requirements of up-to-date recommendations.Conclusion. Systematic analysis of mistakes in providing cardiologic emergency service and their reasons will allow to increase in quality of service at all stages.
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