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Patients admitted from ED with certain conditions have higher risk of ICU transfer

Emergency department (ED) patients who are admitted with myocardial infarction, sepsis, or respiratory conditions have a higher risk of unplanned transfer to the intensive care unit (ICU) within 24 hours than ... hours. The admitting diagnoses most
October 2012

Interaction between proton-pump inhibitors, clopidogrel clinically unimportant

Death or myocardial infarction occurred in 1,419 patients (11%) receiving a proton-pump inhibitor compared with 1,341 patients (8%) who were not. ... There was no association with myocardial infarction for other 2C19 inhibitors/non-inhibitors.
July 2012

Fluid balance, MI rule-out, anticoagulation after hemorrhage, and more

T]he long-term consequences of such recommendations are unclear,” they wrote. A single measurement of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T and an electrocardiogram (EKG) may rule out acute myocardial infarction ... The latter were defined as stroke or
September 2017

Triple antithrombotics carry high bleeding risk for afib patients after MI, PCI

For atrial fibrillation patients who had myocardial infarction (MI) or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), triple antithrombotic therapy carries a higher risk of bleeding than other regimens, and should be used cautiously,
August 2012

Optimal potassium level after MI differs from guidelines, study finds

Post-myocardial infarction inpatients with blood potassium levels between 3.5 and 4.5 mEq/L had a lower mortality risk than those with levels higher or lower than this range, ... Current guidelines recommend maintaining serum potassium levels between 4.0
January 2012

Patient age appears to impact hospital quality rankings for MI care

The median 30-day risk-standardized mortality rates for myocardial infarction (MI) were 9.4% for patients ages 65 years and older, 3.0% for those ages 18 to 64 years, ... Hospital rankings based on myocardial infarction (MI) mortality rates only for
September 2017

Diabetics benefit less from clopidogrel after MI

Diabetics benefit less from receiving clopidogrel after myocardial infarction (MI) than non-diabetics, a study found.
September 2012

Majority of rehospitalizations after MI are for unrelated causes

More than 40% of 30-day rehospitalizations after a myocardial infarction (MI) were related to the MI, while the rest were due to other causes or for unclear reasons, a study ... reported. More than 40% of 30-day rehospitalizations after a myocardial
July 2012

Troponin T, history, and EKG rule MI in or out in chest pain patients

Troponin alone was highly effective at ruling out acute myocardial infarction and adverse cardiac events within 30 days but would have missed 3 cases of unstable angina, the study found. ... Patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction were excluded
March 2016

Bleeding risks assessed for patients on warfarin before MI

Many patients who are on home warfarin do not receive guideline-recommended treatment when they have a non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), a new study found.
February 2012

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