New Zealand has a national out of hospital STEMI pathway. Aaron Turner, a St John Intensive Care Paramedic in Christchurch, talks us through the pathways and what Urgent Care needs to know about it.

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Read the paper mentioned – Dicker B et al – Direct transport to PCI-capable hospitals after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in New Zealand: Inequities and outcomes – Resuscitation – 2019 Sep;142:111-116.


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