Risk Factors for Myocardial Infarction During Vacation Travel

W.J. Kop, A.J.J.M. Vingerhoets, G.-J. Kruithof, J.S. Gottdiener

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    Abstract

    CONCLUSION: Incidence of MI during vacation is highest during the first 2 days of vacation. Vacation activities such as adverse driving conditions and less luxurious accommodations may increase risk for MI. Individuals with known vulnerability for MI may therefore benefit from minimizing physical and emotional challenges specifically related to vacation travel.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)396-401
    JournalPsychosomatic Medicine
    Volume65
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2003

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