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Category: STEMI Bypass

60 minutes from 1st pt contact definition

Answer:


The STEMI bypass specifies that transport to a PCI centre ≥60 minutes from patient contact is contraindicated.

First patient contact within our region is defined as first patient contact where a STEMI positive 12-lead can be confirmed. In other words, the 60 minutes window starts with the first STEMI positive ECG.

Note that a local agreement between your service and the PCI center(s) may exist. We invite you to communicate with your service's training team for more information about the STEMI bypass.

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