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A Study on Coronary Intervention Door-to-balloon Time and Myocardial Infarction Outcomes: Quantitative Evidence Synthesis and Patient-level Data Analysis

thesis
posted on 26.08.2019, 00:30 by CHEE YOONG FOO
This thesis examines how in-hospital delay in coronary intervention may impact the outcomes among those who suffer from severe heart attacks. It identifies the non-linear effect of such delay on patient outcomes and pointed to areas where improvement may have the most impact. The works in the thesis also provide a glance on this dimension of care in Malaysia and offer the opportunity to critically reflect on the complex issues around the current states of coronary intervention timeliness under a developing country setting.

History

Principal supervisor

Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk

Additional supervisor 1

Daniel Reidpath

Year of Award

2019

Department, School or Centre

Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences (Monash University Malaysia)

Campus location

Malaysia

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences