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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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,
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,