International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023 | Rating: 5.5 / 10


Assessment of Time of Treatment Initiation, Related Factors and Outcome among Patients with Myocardial Infarction Admitted in Coronary Care Unit of Selected Hospitals, Kolkata

Seema Baisha | Gopa Roy


Abstract: Background of the study: Any delay in hospital presentation is an obstacle in achieving the optimal clinical outcome of recent treatment modalities of myocardial infarction (MI). Objectives of the study: to identify the time of treatment initiation, to find out the related factors to time of treatment initiation, to determine the outcome related to time of treatment initiation and to find out the association between total time of treatment initiation and related factors and association between total time of treatment initiation among patients with MI. Material and method: A descriptive survey was conducted on 100 MI patients who were selected through non- purposive convenience sampling. Results: The study showed that maximum of the participants admitted with MI belonged in between 31-55 years of age group. Majority 87% of them were male. Maximum 56% of the participants were from urban area. Only 6% of the participants arrived within 2 hours of symptom onset and (36%) of the participants arrived within 2-6 hours of symptoms onset. The study findings highlights that there were several related factors which impact the time of treatment initiation among MI patients. The study concluded that majority (96%) of the participants recovered from illness had no prevailing signs and symptoms after treatment initiation and only (4%) of the participants complained of mild chest pain during discharge. Conclusion: The median total time of treatment initiation was 8hour. Only 6% of the participants arrived within 2 hours of symptom onset and (36%) of the participants arrived within 2-6 hours of symptoms onset.


Keywords: Assessment, time of treatment initiation, related factors, outcome, myocardial infarction, cardiac patients, coronary care unit


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,


Pages: 854 - 859


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