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Myocardial infarction: part 1

Myocardial infarction: part 1

This module covers:

  • The key risk factors for myocardial infarction, including ethnicity and gender, and its incidence in the UK
  • The possible presentations of MI and how a diagnosis is confirmed
  • The initial treatment and management in secondary care

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Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common cause of death in the UK.1 and the average incidence of myocardial infarction (MI) for those aged between 30 and 69 years is about 600 per 100,000 for men (0.6 per cent), and 200 per 100,000 for women (0.2 per cent).2

The incidence increases with age and elderly people also tend to have higher rates of morbidity and mortality from their infarcts. The cost of prescriptions for treating

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