door-to-data

door-to-data

Emergency medicine The time that elapses–±6 mins–between when a Pt with chest pain arrives at the hospital and there is sufficient data–EKG, clinical Hx, CK/CK-MB to be reasonably certain that an acute MI is occurring. See Door to drug.
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