This program enhances the treatment and outcomes of people with acute ST elevation myocardial infarction.
STEMI (Vital Heart Response Program) is a medical emergency as it is one of the deadliest forms of heart attack. The relationship between restoring blood flow and survival in STEMI patients can be measured in minutes. Patients presenting with STEMI are assessed right away and in consultation with Cardiac Interventionalists in Calgary and Edmonton, may be treated on site, or transferred to a care centre that can perform advanced procedures.
Service Providers May Include
cardiologists, doctors, paramedics, registered nurses (RNs)
Professional referral required.
Healthcare providers contact this service for consultation.