door-to-drug

door-to-drug

Time to thrombolysis Cardiology The time between the moment a Pt with an acute MI enters the ER and when the Pt receives a thrombolytic–eg tPA, streptokinase. See Acute MI, tPA.
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The groups were similar in age, gender, disease severity, host immune status, door-to-drug delivery time, and intravenous-to-oral treatment switch-over time, the investigators said.
Door-to-PTCA time was cut by 26 minutes, and door-to-drug time was reduced by 12 minutes.
The same pattern was noted with regard to door-to-drug time.