data to decision


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The time that elapses—±15 minutes—between the time when a managing physician has enough data—EKG, clinical history, troponin—to be reasonably certain that an acute MI is occurring and, when the decision is made, to administer thrombolytic therapy

data to decision

Emergency medicine The time that elapses–±15 mins–between the time when a managing physician has enough data–EKG, clinical Hx, CK/CK-MB to be reasonably sure that an acute MI is occurring and when the decision is made to administer thrombolytic therapy. See Door to drug, Thrombolytic.
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