Search results for "Myocardial infarction"

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Recent Research

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
November 2011

CMS metric for 30-day readmissions may not be linked with improved care quality, outcomes after MI

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.
May 2017

Restrictive and liberal strategies have similar mortality and morbidity, review finds

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
April 2015


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
June 2019

Invasive management best for AMI patients with cardiogenic shock

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
January 2015

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

Medication adherence rates, outcomes after MI may vary by hospital

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.
February 2018

AHA releases scientific statement on acute MI in women

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
February 2016

Post-hospital syndrome

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
March 2013

ACC and AHA update performance measures for STEMI and NSTEMI

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
September 2017

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