Women having heart attack symptoms wait longer than men before seeking help
Researchers have urged women to call an ambulance immediately if they have heart attack symptoms, in a retrospective analysis of all 4,360 patients (967 women and 3,393 men) with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction published in European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care. . During the 16-year period, women and men had equal reductions in system delays. However, patient delay decreased slightly in men over the 16-year period but did not change in women. They were found to wait approxim
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