The appropriate use of stents, the efficacy of cholesterol drugs and the safety of heart failure medication were hot topics at the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) 56th Annual Scientific Session, held in New Orleans in March. An unusual number
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.
Curnent news about error data, heart disease deaths, and cardiology criteria.
These multidisciplinary teams function as part of EDs, observation or inpatient units. European studies suggest they may help shorten length of stay.
New guideline advises diagnoses, referrals, treatments for supraventricular tachycardia | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist
Among other goals, the guideline aims to aid clinicians to help patients differentiate between SVT and other disorders, such as panic attack and chest pain, as well as shortness of breath and syncope or near syncope, which may cause similar symptoms.