Missouri's Time Critical Diagnosis System
Getting help and getting it fast is key to surviving a major medical emergency, such as a trauma with serious injury, a stroke or a heart attack.
What is Trauma
Heart Attack Symptoms & Facts
Heart disease, including STEMI (a specific type of heart attack), is the leading cause of death in Missouri. Specific therapies, administered to STEMI patients within a short time of symptom onset, have proven to reduce mortality and disability.
What is STEMI (ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction)
Symptoms (Source: American Heart Association)
Stroke Symptoms & Facts
Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in Missouri. Prompt treatment for acute ischemic stroke reduces disability and improves outcomes.