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Functional mobility was strongest predictor of readmissions after MI in elderly

Adding functional mobility to the factors generally used to predict readmission risk may improve individual risk assessment for older patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction (MI), a study found.
May 2019

Care improves for MI patients with COPD, but gaps in treatment remain

Care has improved for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction (MI), but they are still less likely to receive certain therapies than acute
January 2012

Fondaparinux associated with better outcomes than LMWH in NSTEMI study

Fondaparinux was associated with lower risk of major bleeding and death than low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) for patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), a recent prospective study ... found. Fondaparinux was associated
February 2015

Cost of care

12, compared outcomes and costs between major teaching (n=339) and nonteaching hospitals (n=2,439) using matched pairs of patients admitted to each type: 43,999 pairs with acute myocardial ... infarction, 84,985 pairs with heart failure, and 74,947 pairs
November 2019

Dabigatran appears at least as safe as warfarin in everyday practice, analysis finds

Also, with both 110-mg and 150-mg dabigatran doses, there was less intracranial bleeding (aHR, 0.24 and 0.08 respectively) and a lower incidence of myocardial infarction (aHR, ... The previous concerns about an excess of bleeding events or myocardial
March 2013

Late transfer of heart attack patients from nonprocedure hospitals has little effect on outcomes

Also, they were not able to evaluate the associations according to myocardial infarction subtype, severity of AMI, or physical or cognitive function. ... Overall, the study suggests that “promoting late transfer of patients admitted with acute
December 2013

New biomarker for ACS offers better mortality risk prediction than GRACE score

a composite of death or nonfatal [myocardial infarction] over the GRACE score, which is widely recommended by clinical guidelines for accurate risk stratification,” the authors said.
May 2018

Door-to-diuretic time didn't affect mortality from heart failure in Korean registry

The idea of a benefit from timely therapy for ED patients with heart failure has been inferred from treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), but aspects of acute heart failure, including
March 2018

Novel algorithm may allow for rapid rule-in/rule-out of acute MI

A novel 1-hour algorithm to rule in or rule out acute myocardial infarction (MI) by incorporating high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T baseline values and changes may have substantially accelerated management,
April 2015

Opioid disposal, medication cost alerts, and more

Researchers performed a retrospective study of Medicare patients ages 65 years and older who were hospitalized with heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, or pneumonia from Jan. ... were identified for acute myocardial infarction at 4,772 hospitals,
December 2017

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