By 90 days postdischarge after acute myocardial infarction (MI), patient outcomes and adherence to secondary prevention medications appear to vary by hospital, a study found. ... older populations with acute myocardial infarction who require an off-label
High-sensitivity troponin I with or without advanced cardiac imaging may help assess risk in patients who present with chest pain
syndrome) myocardial infarction (MI), or subsequent MI or cardiac death at 30 days (the composite primary outcome) was determined in derivation and validation cohorts. ... In the second study, a nested cohort observational study of the ROMICAT II (Rule
acute myocardial infarction (MI), the five most common BPCI medical conditions.
The first study assessed Medicare patients who were hospitalized between 2007 and 2009 for heart failure (HF), acute myocardial infarction (MI) or pneumonia.
The rule finalizes readmission measures for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure and pneumonia and details the way excess readmission rates for these conditions will be calculated.
Non-specific chest pain admitted for simple “rule-out myocardial infarction (MI)” protocol (even if substantial risk factors are present), unless acute coronary syndrome or non-ST-elevation MI is diagnosed
Correct answer: D. Urgent mitral valve surgery. Although this patient does not have a known history of coronary artery disease, the electrocardiogram suggests an inferior wall myocardial infarction, with Q waves ... As a consequence, acute severe mitral
Measure of the month: Coronary artery disease.
Between 1955 and 1956, he published several articles describing a post-myocardial infarction syndrome involving a combination of pericarditis, pleurisy and pneumonitis, with or without fever and leukocytosis.
embolization of foreign debris to tissues, vasculature, and organs, potentially causing myocardial infarction, stroke, limb ischemia, and/or death.