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Hypothermic temperature control did not improve survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest

A randomized controlled trial in Germany that compared 24 hours of mild therapeutic hypothermia to normothermia in comatose resuscitated patients found no difference in survival to discharge or in all-cause survival and functional outcomes at 180 days.
5 Oct 2022

Cardiology groups issue guidance on heart failure

A focused update addresses biomarkers, new therapies for stage C heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, new data on important comorbidities, and new insights into heart failure prevention.
3 May 2017

Early invasive treatment for NSTEMI may not benefit patients with chronic kidney disease

Early treatment for non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) was associated with a 30% improvement in survival compared to delayed treatment, but the association was attenuated as renal function declined, a retrospective study in Israel found.
5 Oct 2022

One- and two-hour chest pain triage algorithms better than older three-hour one

The European Society of Cardiology's 0/1-hour and 0/2-hour algorithms for triage of suspected acute myocardial infarction had higher sensitivity and negative predictive value than the society's 0/3-hour algorithm, according to a new meta-analysis.
24 Nov 2021

Talking about heart failure

Patients with heart failure often have a hard time wrapping their heads around it. Hospitalists can do a lot to improve communication and education during hospitalization.
24 Aug 2022

Cardiac societies release guideline on evaluation, diagnosis of chest pain

The recommendations from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, with support from other societies, provide algorithms for assessing and diagnosing chest pain in adults and offer 10 take-home points, including on use of testing and imaging.
10 Nov 2021

AHA scientific statement offers guidance on LV thrombus

Treat patients with left ventricular (LV) thrombus after myocardial infarction with oral anticoagulants for three months, the American Heart Association (AHA) said, among other recommendations.
21 Sep 2022

October 5, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

High-sensitivity troponin reduced the cascade of cardio interventions after chest pain

An analysis of ED patients found an increase in repeat troponin testing and EKGs, but reductions in CT scans, stress tests, cardiology evaluations, and hospitalizations associated with implementation of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin testing.
23 Jun 2021

May 2007

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

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