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Pre hospital indicators in assessing the quality of care for patients with acute coronary syndrome Translated title: Indicadores pré-hospitalares na avaliação da qualidade da assistência ao paciente com síndrome coronariana aguda Translated title: Indicadores pre hospitalarios para la evaluación de la calidad de la atención en pacientes con síndrome coronario agudo

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      Objective: to assess quality indicators related to the pre-hospital time for patients with acute coronary syndrome.Method: collection took place at a tertiary hospital in Paraná between 2012 and 2013, through interviews and a medical record review. 94 patients participated, 52.1% male, 78.7% who were over 50 years old, 46.9% studied until the fourth grade, 60.6% were diagnosed with acute myocardial infarction.Results: the outcomes were the time between the onset of symptoms and the decision to seek help with an average of 1022min ± 343.13, door-to-door 805min ± 181.78; and reperfusion, 455min ± 364.8. The choice to seek out care within 60 min occurred in patients who were having a heart attack, and longer than 60 min in those with a history of heart attack or prior catheterization.Conclusion: We concluded that the pre-hospital indicators studied interfered with the quality of care.

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      Objetivo: avaliar os indicadores de qualidade relativos ao tempo de atendimento pré-hospitalar a pacientes com síndrome coronariana aguda.Método: a coleta ocorreu num hospital terciário do Paraná entre 2012 e 2013, por entrevista e análise de prontuário. Participaram 94 pacientes, sendo 52,1% homens, 78,7% com idade superior a 50 anos, 46,9% estudaram até a quarta série, 60,6% com diagnóstico de infarto agudo do miocárdio.Resultados: os desfechos foram tempo entre o início dos sintomas e decisão de procurar ajuda com média de 1022 min. ± 343,13, tempo porta-porta de 805 min. ±181,78; e reperfusão, 455 min ± 364,8. A procura pelo serviço em até 60 min. ocorreu em pacientes com infarto, e superior a 60 min., naqueles com história de infarto ou cateterismo prévio.Conclusão: Conclui-se que os indicadores pré-hospitalares estudados interferiram na qualidade da assistência.

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      Objetivo: analizar los indicadores de calidad relacionándolos con el tiempo de la atención prehospitalarios en pacientes con síndrome coronario agudo.Método: se recolectaron en un hospital de complejidad terciaria de Paraná entre 2012 y 2013, mediante entrevista y análisis del prontuario. Participaron 94 pacientes, 52,1% hombres, 78,7%, mayores de 50 años; 46,9% había estudiado hasta el cuarto grado y 60,6% diagnosticado de infarto de miocardio.Resultados: el indicador tiempo promedio 343.13 y ±1022min entre el inicio de los síntomas y la decisión de buscar ayuda. El tiempo puerta-puerta fue 181,78 ± 805min; y la reperfusión, 364,8 ± 455min. La búsqueda del servicio con el diagnóstico de IAM fue inferior a 60min, y superior a 60 min el histórico de IAM o un cateterismo anterior.Conclusión: indicadores prehospitalarios interfieren en la calidad asistencial.

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          Duration of delay in seeking medical care in persons with symptoms of evolving acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is of current interest given the time-dependent benefits associated with early use of coronary reperfusion approaches. The objectives of this multinational study were to describe geographic variation in the extent of and factors associated with prehospital delay in patients enrolled in the GRACE study. Data were collected from 44,695 patients hospitalized with an acute coronary syndrome in 14 countries from 2000 to 2006. The regions under study included Argentina and Brazil (n = 8,203), United States/Canada (n = 12,810), Europe (n = 19,354), and Australia/New Zealand (n = 4,328). Patients with ST-segment elevation AMI, non-ST-segment elevation AMI, and unstable angina comprised the study population. There were marked geographic differences in extent of prehospital delay in patients with ST-segment elevation AMI and those with non-ST-segment elevation AMI/unstable angina. In patients with ST-segment elevation AMI, the shortest duration of prehospital delay was observed in patients from Australia/New Zealand (median 2.2 hours), whereas patients from Argentina and Brazil delayed the longest (median 4.0 hours). Median duration of prehospital delay was shortest (2.5 hours) in patients with ST-segment elevation AMI, whereas patients with non-ST-segment elevation AMI/unstable angina showed considerably longer prehospital delay (3.1 hours). Several demographic and clinical characteristics were associated with prolonged delay overall and in the different geographic locations under study. In conclusion, results of this large multinational registry provided insights into contemporary patterns of care-seeking behavior in patients with acute coronary disease.
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            Affiliations
            [1 ] Universidade Estadual de Londrina Brazil
            [2 ] Universidade Estadual de Londrina Brazil
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            rgenf
            Revista Gaúcha de Enfermagem
            Rev. Gaúcha Enferm.
            Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul. Escola de Enfermagem (Porto Alegre )
            1983-1447
            September 2015
            : 36
            : 3
            : 49-55
            S1983-14472015000300049
            10.1590/1983-1447.2015.03.50869

            http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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