Sweden 'sets heart care standards'

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Thousands of lives could be saved if heart attack survival in the UK matched that of Sweden, research has shown.

Between 2004 and 2010, over a third more Britons than Swedes died within a month of having a heart attack, according to a major study of half a million patients.