COPD impacts treatment received after coronary attack still By Lauretta Ihonor Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease receive less aggressive treatment after hospitalization for severe myocardial infarction than those without the lung condition, US study outcomes display impotance . Mihaela Stefan, from Baystate INFIRMARY in Springfield, Massachusetts, and colleagues say that COPD patients also had an increased risk for death during hospitalization and at thirty days after discharge. The authors comment: ‘Although the use of therapies recommended per current suggestions increased in all patients hospitalized with AMI through the 10 years under study, and the gap in caution quality between individuals with and without COPD shut substantially, differences in treatment persist, and the outcomes of patients with AMI and underlying COPD did not improve.’ The study consisted of 6290 individuals with a mean age of 71 years who were admitted to medical center with AMI and was conducted between 1997 and 2007.
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