Fibrinolytic therapy within 30 minutes of arrivalWhat It Means
The percentage of patients who have an AMI who receive fibrinolytic therapy within 30 minutes from hospital arrival time.
AMI patients whose time from hospital arrival to fibrinolysis is 30 minutes or less.
AMI patients with specific clinical findings from an ECG who received fibrinolytic therapy.
Denominator Excluded Populations
- Patients less than 18 years of age.
- Patients received in transfer from another acute care hospital, including from another emergency department.