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  • Patients with MI near route of marathon face higher mortality risk

    4 monthes ago - By Healio

    Older adults who live nearby a major marathon and experience an acute MI had longer transport times to the hospital and higher rates of 30-day mortality due to associated road closures and EMS divergence, according to a study in The New England Journal of Medicine. “We have traditionally focused medical preparedness and emergency care availability to address the needs of race runners, but our study suggests that effects of a marathon may spread well beyond the course of the event and affect those who live or happen to be nearby,” Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD, the Ruth L. Newhouse associate...
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