Search results for "Myocardial Infarction"

Results 1 - 10 of about 781 for "Myocardial Infarction".
Sort by: Relevance | Newest | Oldest

Overtreatment from troponin testing

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

Score predicts 90-day readmission risk after myocardial infarction

Predictive factors that could be identified before discharge included age, heart failure, heart rate, dialysis, diabetes, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral artery disease, and chronic lung disease.
24 Oct 2018

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

Epinephrine and norepinephrine compared to treat shock after myocardial infarction

Fifty-seven patients in France were randomly assigned to receive epinephrine or norepinephrine, with a primary efficacy outcome of cardiac index evolution and a primary safety outcome of refractory cardiogenic shock.
4 Jul 2018

High-intensity statins associated with survival after myocardial infarction in elderly

Among French patients 80 years or older at the time of a myocardial infarction, receiving high-intensity lipid-lowering therapy at discharge was associated with lower risk of death over five years.
8 May 2024

AHA scientific statement addresses myocardial infarction in the absence of obstructive coronary artery disease

Management of myocardial infarction in the absence of obstructive coronary artery disease should include consideration of emergency supportive care, a working diagnosis for patient evaluation, cardioprotective therapies regardless of cause, and cause-targeted therapies, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).
3 Apr 2019

Myocardial infarction

Be sure to distinguish between type 1 and type 2 when documenting care for a patient with acute myocardial infarction.
28 Jun 2023

New score for predicting inpatient mortality after acute myocardial infarction

Factors independently associated with inpatient mortality after acute myocardial infarction included age, heart rate, systolic blood pressure, presentation after cardiac arrest, presentation in cardiogenic shock, presentation in heart failure, presentation with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, creatinine clearance, and troponin ratio.
3 Aug 2016

June 28, 2023

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

EKG and high-sensitivity troponin T may rule out myocardial infarction

Among chest-pain patients with no new ischemia on an electrocardiogram (EKG) and troponin T below 0.005 µg/L, only 0.5% had an acute myocardial infarction during hospitalization and none died.
19 Apr 2017

Result Page: Prev   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   Next