Epinephrine and norepinephrine compared to treat shock after myocardial infarction | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
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.
Learn the definitions of and distinctions among the six types of myocardial infarction (MI) that were recently recognized by the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision.
Short-term NSAIDs may still increase myocardial infarction risk after previous heart attacks | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Even short-term treatment with most nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) was associated with increased risk of death and a subsequent myocardial infarction (MI) in patients with prior heart attacks, reports a national cohort population
Acute chest pain, acute coronary syndrome, acute myocardial infarction and bronchospastic conditions are discussed.
Score predicts 90-day readmission risk after myocardial infarction | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
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.
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly.
New score for predicting inpatient mortality after acute myocardial infarction | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
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,
EKG and high-sensitivity troponin T may rule out myocardial infarction | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
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.
Myocardial infarction in women, managing candidiasis.
Guideline issued on management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
The American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines released its 2013 guideline on managing ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) last week.