Heart attack victims with long-term health conditions 'not being given correct treatments'

Heart attack victims with long-term health conditions 'not being given correct treatments'
 

A 10-year study of hundreds of UK hospitals found many heart attack patients are dying early simply because they are not being given the right care.
Researchers found an alarming number of ‘missed opportunities’ to save patients.
The study revealed that 40 per cent of people who have a heart attack also have another serious health condition - such as diabetes or stroke.
But these patients were not receiving optimal care in hospital meaning they have a 250 per cent greater risk of early death.
The team of British researchers from Leeds University found frequent missed opportunities to treat... read more

 
30 August 2017 in Health, Views: 42
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