Table 2

Initial care in the first 24 h

Point-of-careStandard carep Value
N=1125N=1118
Admitted to coronary care unit50/1121 (4%)21/1114 (2%)0.001
Received GTN446/1113 (40%)460/1092 (42%)0.327
Received heparin206/1114 (18%)186/1090 (17%)0.381
Received glycoprotein inhibitors8/1111 (1%)7/1092 (1%)0.822
Received antacid90/1110 (8%)108/1083 (10%)0.128
Received angiography16/1119 (1%)8/1109 (1%)0.105
Received aspirin618/1118 (55%)663/1109 (60%)0.031
Received beta-blocker108/1109 (10%)105/1084 (10%)0.967
Received clopidogrel237/1110 (21%)176/1091 (16%)0.002
Received analgesic373/1110 (34%)407/1086 (37%)0.058
Received any other drugs316/1108 (29%)340/1085 (31%)0.150
Received coronary angioplasty or stent11/1120 (1%)4/1108 (<1%)0.073
  • GTN, glyceryl trinitrate.