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Occurance of acute myocardial infarction among patients in CCU ward of Shahid Beheshti Hospital of Kashan, 1996-97
Morteza Abdar Esfahani *, Ali Reza Yazdani, Sayed Gholam Abbas Mousavi
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History and Objectives: Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is one of the most prevalent type of illness, that occurs during 24 hour period although its prevalent is higher at some hours. The present study is undertaken in order to determine the hours of occurance of acute myocardial infarction at CCU ward of Shaheed Beheshti hospital of Kashan in 1996-1997.

Materials and Methods: The present study was performed on existing data and information pertaining to diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction and item of occurance were gathered from patient’s records.

Results: The most prevalent time of occurance of the AMI was between 6am until 12pm (40.4%) and 18 to 24 (25.2%) respectively. Prevalence of AMI at Saturday was higher in the study that included 2-year period (0.53 person). Month of Esfand (0.45 person) and Mordad (0.42 person) had highest and lowest prevalence of AMI and winter (0.52 person) and summer (0.42 person) had highest and lowest prevalence of AMI among different seasons.

Conclusion: Heart patients should avoid heavy morning exercise. Health paramedics should be prepared to admit patients and provide proper treatment in the early hours of day. Further study is recommended to determine the effect of nitroglycerin and similar drug, aspirin and beta-blockers, in such a way that their serum levels are such that they will prevent AMI in the morning hours.

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Received: 2008/11/20
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Abdar Esfahani M, Yazdani A R, Mousavi S G A. Occurance of acute myocardial infarction among patients in CCU ward of Shahid Beheshti Hospital of Kashan, 1996-97 . Feyz. 1998; 2 (3) :16-22
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