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Cardiology
Australian Streptokinase trial in stroke. A trial that asked if streptokinase administered within four hours of acute ischaemic stroke alters subsequent morbidity and mortality (M&M).

Conclusion
Early results of the trial showed a trend towards increased M&M with streptokinase, especially if treated after three hours. The trial was halted by its sponsor.

Medspeak
An acronym for the most critical characteristics of medical competence: attitude, skills, knowledge.
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Cardiology A clinical trial–African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension Pilot Study–that studied the relationship between anti-hypertensives and progression of renal disease See Hypertension.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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