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Oxygen therapy for acute myocardial infarction: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Oxygen (O 2) is widely recommended in international guidelines for treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), but there is uncertainty about its safety and benefits. A systematic review and meta-analysis were performed to determine whether inhaled O 2 in AMI improves pain or the risk of death. Cochrane CENTRAL Register of Controlled Trials, MEDLINE, MEDLINE In-Process, EMBASE, CINAHL, LILACS and PASCAL were searched from start date to February 2010. Other sources included British Library...

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10.1136/emj.2010.103564

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-EBM
Cabello, JB More by this author
Emparanza, JI More by this author
Bayliss, S More by this author
Journal:
Emergency Medicine Journal
Volume:
28
Issue:
11
Pages:
917-923
Publication date:
2011-11-05
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EISSN:
1472-0213
ISSN:
1472-0205
URN:
uuid:815548e2-0964-4b7e-a951-b87c34a89280
Source identifiers:
199215
Local pid:
pubs:199215
Language:
English

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