Dr Janet Bray
Optimising access to care and the emergency evidence-base for acute cardiovascular events.
Acute cardiovascular events include strokes, heart attacks and cardiac arrests. These time critical conditions affect one-in-five Australians, and are a major cause of disability and death.
Specialty emergency treatments can reduce the damage to the heart and brain but time-to-treatment is crucial –as these treatments are most effective at symptom onset and…