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ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) (Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard)

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term629401
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/09/2016
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For the purposes of the Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2014), an ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is one type of acute coronary syndrome.  It is when a myocardial infarction is prolonged, leading to more severe and sustained chest pain. An electrocardiogram (ECG) will usually show ST-segment-elevation.

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For the purposes of the Clinical care standard indicators: acute coronary syndromes, includes patients where:

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Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

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ACSQHC (Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care) 2014. Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard. Sydney: ACSQHC.

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Acute coronary syndrome (Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard​) Health, Standard 12/09/2016

Acute coronary syndromes: 3a-STEMI patients receiving fibrinolysis or PCI Health, Standard 12/09/2016

Acute coronary syndromes: 3b-STEMI patients receiving fibrinolysis within 30 minutes of hospital arrival Health, Standard 12/09/2016

Acute coronary syndromes: 3c-PCI patients with STEMI with door-to-device within 90 minutes Health, Standard 12/09/2016

Timely reperfusion Health, Standard 12/09/2016

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