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Overtreatment from troponin testing

A reader responds to a recent article about high-sensitivity troponin with a personal story.
3 Jul 2024

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

Handling high-sensitivity troponin

The advent of high-sensitivity troponin testing in U.S. hospitals may be another example of how less can be more.
26 Jun 2024

Getting worse at heart failure

Despite advances in drugs and guidelines, heart failure mortality is on the rise. An expert researcher offers some solutions.
19 Jun 2024

Decision pathway provides checklist of factors to consider before same-day discharge after nonurgent PCI

The American College of Cardiology's expert consensus decision pathway includes a checklist of clinical, social, and facility/systems factors to consider before and after elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) to help clinicians make informed decisions around same-day discharge.
13 Jan 2021

May 2007

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

High stakes: Considerations about cannabis

More Americans are taking cannabis, complicating inpatient care. Understanding patients' use patterns and history is key to mitigating risks during a hospital stay.
7 Feb 2024

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

April 24, 2024

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

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