Role of general practitioner in the management of acute myocardial infarction

  • Beeleonie Beeleonie
  • Dede Kusmana
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Abstract

Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) has been the leading cause of death in Western countries, as well as in Indonesia. Delay in diagnosis and incorrect early management often result in failure of thrombolytic reperfusion. General practitioner (GP) as the primary care, needs to be equipped with the ability to diagnose and moreover to manage AMI. A case of fail thrombolytic management in a 47 years old man after seven hours of angina typical chest pain, after previously managed by GP, is being reported. (Med J Indones 2005; 14:249-52)

Keywords: acute myocardial infarction, reperfusion, general practitioner

Author Biographies

Beeleonie Beeleonie
Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of
Indonesia/National Cardiac Center Harapan Kita, Jakarta,
Indonesia
Dede Kusmana
Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of
Indonesia/National Cardiac Center Harapan Kita, Jakarta,
Indonesia
Published
2005-11-01
How to Cite
1.
Beeleonie B, Kusmana D. Role of general practitioner in the management of acute myocardial infarction. Med J Indones [Internet]. 2005Nov.1 [cited 2019Nov.19];14(4):249-52. Available from: http://mji.ui.ac.id/journal/index.php/mji/article/view/199
Section
Case Report

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