Myocardial Infarction: Timing, Treatment, and Outcomes

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States today. People of all ages and backgrounds are affected, and subsequently, myocardial infarctions are often the subject of medical malpractice suits. This lecture explores the anatomy and risk factors of this often-silent killer, in relation to the most current methods of diagnosis and treatment in order to put claims of medical negligence in perspective. (Approximately 1 hour total)