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Elderly patients with acute coronary syndromes admitted to Italian intensive cardiac care units: a Blitz-3 Registry sub-analysis.

Authors
  • Casella, Gianni
  • Scorcu, Giampaolo
  • Cassin, Matteo
  • Chiarella, Francesco
  • Chinaglia, Alessandra
  • Conte, Maria R
  • Fradella, Giuseppe
  • Lucci, Donata
  • Maggioni, Aldo P
  • Visconti, Luigi O
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md.)
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2012
Volume
13
Issue
3
Pages
165–174
Identifiers
DOI: 10.2459/JCM.0b013e3283515be3
PMID: 22306786
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In a nationwide survey, age impacts on care. The elderly with ACS have a higher risk profile but receive less guideline-recommended care than younger patients. Thus, further improvements in care of this population should be pursued.

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