Reduced Rate of Hospital Admissions for ACS during Covid-19 Outbreak in Northern Italy.

Published on Apr 28, 2020in The New England Journal of Medicine91.253
· DOI :10.1056/NEJMC2009166
Ovidio De Filippo8
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(UNITO: University of Turin),
Fabrizio D'Ascenzo58
Estimated H-index: 58
(UNITO: University of Turin)
+ 44 AuthorsGaetano M. De Ferrari54
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(UNITO: University of Turin)
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Abstract
Acute Coronary Syndrome during Covid-19 Outbreak During the Covid-19 outbreak in northern Italy, the daily rate of admissions for acute coronary syndrome at 15 hospitals was significantly lower tha...
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