Patient delay in responding to symptoms of possible heart attack: can we reduce time to care?

Judith C Finn, John H Nick Bett, Trevor R Shilton, Carol Cunningham and Peter L Thompson, on behalf of the National Heart Foundation of Australia Chest Pain Every Minute Counts Working Group
Med J Aust 2007; 187 (5): 293-298.
  • Judith C Finn1,2
  • John H Nick Bett3,4
  • Trevor R Shilton5
  • Carol Cunningham5
  • Peter L Thompson2,0,0
  • on behalf of the National Heart Foundation of Australia Chest Pain Every Minute Counts Working Group

  • 1 Centre for Nursing Research, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, WA.
  • 2 School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA.
  • 3 Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.
  • 4 University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD.
  • 5 Cardiovascular Health, National Heart Foundation of Australia, Perth, WA.
  • 6 The Western Australian Heart Research Institute, Gairdner Campus, Perth, WA.


We thank Warren Walsh, Andrew Tonkin and Suzie Freebury of the National Heart Foundation of Australia.

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