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Peter Arvai

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PCI - used to treat narrowed arteries of the heart St. Matt's price: success rate: 4 of 5
patient safety: 4 of 5
complications: infections, VF, heart attack Most studies have found that CABG is better than PCI for reducing death and myocardial infarction
The artery-opening procedure can temporarily alleviate chest pain, but does not contribute to longevity Drug Facts Active ingredients (in each 15 mL tablespoon) Purpose Dextromethorphan HBr 15 mg.........................................Cough suppressant Doxylamine succinate 6.25 mg.................................................Antihistamine Uses temporarily relieves cold symptoms: cough runny nose and sneezing Warnings Do not use if you are now taking a prescription monoaime oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product. to make a child sleepy Ask a doctor before use if you have glaucoma a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis cough that occurs occurs with too much phlegm (mucus) trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland persistent or chronic cough as occurs with smoking, asthma or emphysema Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers When using this product do not use more than directed excitability may occur, especially in children marked drowsiness may occur avoid alcoholic drinks be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery alcohol, sedatives and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness Sweden Mexico Life Expectancy Expenditure on Health per capita, $US (PPP adj.) (per 1,000 people) US Switzerland Sweden Mexico U.S. 75.3 78.2 81.4 82.3 Infant Mortality Hospital Beds Obesity OECD U.S. 15% 34% of population median of population US OECD median US OECD median (per 1,000 people) 7 4 Life Expectancies Source: OECD Source: OECD Source: OECD Source: OECD 4.5% 37% Federal Private Healthcare Cost Hotspots Source: Cooper, Lourdes, and Virtua Hospital and ERbilling data Jan 2002-June 2008 UK U.K. / S. Korea 80.4 U.K. Switzerland St. Matt's rating: (excluding complications) -50% long life high cost S. Korea Camden, NJ $17,000 <$12,855 $12,855 - 20,761 >$20,761 8 5 1 Cost of PCI Operation St. Vincent Hopital Baystate Medical Center Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston Medical Center Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Mount Auburn Hospital North Shore Medical Center
Salem Hospital Southcoast H.G.
Charlton Memorial Campus Tufts-New England Medical Center (NEMC) UMass Memorial Medical Center Massachusetts General Hospital Cape Cod Hospital Brigham and Women's Hospital hospitals hospitals hospital Source: Massachusetts Health Care Quality and Cost Information price range: $12,000-21,000 Politicians Insurance Hospitals 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 8000 70 72 74 76 78 80 82 84
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