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Trends in Heart Attack Treatment and Outcomes, 1975–1995: Literature Review and Synthesis

Paul Heidenreich and Mark McClellan

in Medical Care Output and Productivity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132266
eISBN:
9780226132303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132303.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Age-adjusted mortality rates for ischemic heart disease have fallen for the last thirty years. The reasons for the decline — which include primary prevention of coronary events, secondary prevention, ... More


Risk of Acute Cardiac Events With Physical Activity

I-Min Lee and Jacob Sattelmair

in Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195183009
eISBN:
9780199865116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses adverse effects associated with physical activity, focusing on acute cardiac events, including acute myocardial infarction (MI), sudden cardiac death (SCD), and sudden death. ... More


A Comparison of the Quality of Health Care in the United States and Japan: Treatment and Outcomes for Heart Attack Patients

Haruko Noguchi, Yuichiro Masuda, Masafumi Kuzuya, Akihiko Iguchi, Jeffery Geppert, and Mark McClellan

in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902920
eISBN:
9780226903248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903248.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter evaluates the differences in treatment patterns and the relationship between treatment patterns and health care quality among acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients in United States ... More


US trends

R. V. Luepker

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses trends in coronary heart disease (CHD) in the United States, including mortality trends, morbidity trends, and factors associated with temporal CHD trends. CHD mortality ... More


Are Black-White Mortality Rates Converging?: Acute Myocardial Infarction in the United States, 1993–2010

Amitabh Chandra, Tyler Hoppenfeld, Jonathan Skinner, and David R. Weir

in Insights in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226426679
eISBN:
9780226426709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426709.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Racial and socioeconomic disparities are pervasive in U.S. health care. Recent research on trends in disparities has often shown a reduction in the magnitude of disparities in treatments. In this ... More


The Volume-Outcome Relationship in Japan: The Case of Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) Volume on Mortality of Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Patients

Koichi Kawabuchi and Shigeru Sugihara

in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902920
eISBN:
9780226903248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903248.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the link between the number of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) procedures performed and negative medical outcomes among acute myocardial infarction (AMI) ... More


Pricing Heart Attack Treatments

David M. Cutler, Mark McClellan, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Dahlia Remler

in Medical Care Output and Productivity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132266
eISBN:
9780226132303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132303.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines price indexes for medical care, focusing on heart attacks (acute myocardial infarction). It first describes several conceptual issues related to medical care price indexes and ... More


Geography and the Use of Effective Health Care in the United States

Jonathan Skinner

in Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226902920
eISBN:
9780226903248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903248.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter describes the variation in medical practice patterns across geographic regions of the United States. There appears to be a missing link between the potentially large benefits of ... More


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