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Acute Myocardial Infarctiion

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Q1. Approximately how many people die each year in the US from heart attacks?

Q2. How many of these heart atacks are fatal?

Q3. How is "sudden" death defined? .

Q4. Before the introduction of thrombolytic agents the treatment of acute myocardial infarction was .

Q5. Delays in giving treatment in the prethrombolytic era were not generally serious unless

Q6. The difference now is that, if given early enough, thrombolytic agents can change the course of AMI and reduce