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Cardiology groups issue guidance on heart failure | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

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.

Stents, cholesterol and heart drugs dominate cardiology conference talks | ACP Hospitalist

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

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.

In the news | ACP Hospitalist

Curnent news about error data, heart disease deaths, and cardiology criteria.

High-sensitivity troponin identified more myocardial infarctions, didn't affect mortality | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

The study's authors expected the introduction of a high-sensitivity assay to improve outcomes, so the results raise questions about the appropriate diagnostic threshold for myocardial infarction.

Working overtime | ACP Hospitalist

Moonlighting has become an essential perk for hospitalists.

Heart failure readmissions were on the decline before HRRP began | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Readmission rates and trends were similar for patients with heart failure as a primary or secondary diagnosis, according to a retrospective study of Medicare admissions before and after the start of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP).

Heart failure gets a new drug | ACP Hospitalist

Sacubitril/valsartan attracted attention even before approval.

Nonacute coronary syndrome inpatients with elevated troponin have higher mortality than ACS counterparts | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Hospitalized patients with an elevated troponin level more often have a primary diagnosis that is not an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), and have poorer long-term survival and undergo fewer cardiac imaging studies than those with an ACS, a new study

Acute decompensated heart failure | ACP Hospitalist

Morning Report, a new feature, discusses the clinical and administrative aspects of a fictional but realistic hospital case from admission to discharge.

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