A nonsignificant trend toward decreased cardiac mortality was also seen in CR participants, though there was no observed effect for myocardial infarction or revascularization. ... It's well known that CR helps lower mortality rates after myocardial
Overall adherence to acute process-of-care measures for myocardial infarction (MI) was high and did not differ significantly by whether hospitals had more or fewer admissions. ... acute myocardial infarction (MI), a recent study suggested.
Restrictive transfusion strategies were associated with similar rates of mortality, morbidity, and myocardial infarction as liberal strategies, a new systematic review found. ... The results were published by The BMJ on March 24. The differing
Many admissions of Medicare Advantage beneficiaries for acute myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, or pneumonia were missing from the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set, and their absence appeared to affect ... years or older
Invasive management is superior to conservative management of patients with cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction, a new study found. ... Researchers analyzed data from 20,644 patients in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample who were
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.
By 90 days postdischarge after acute myocardial infarction (MI), patient outcomes and adherence to secondary prevention medications appear to vary by hospital, a recent study found.
Differences in clinical presentation affect the timely identification, testing, and management of ischemic symptoms, leading to misdiagnosis, delayed revascularization, and higher acute myocardial infarction mortality rates. ... Cardiovascular disease is
They reviewed Medicare claims for heart failure, acute myocardial infarction and pneumonia hospitalizations between 2007 and 2009 and found that the vast majority of patients who were readmitted were not coming ... Instead, more than 60% of the heart
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) recently updated their performance measures for patients hospitalized with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) or non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction ... inappropriate