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The question patients won't ask but want answered

It's also used less often than their patients would like, according to a recent study of women who had a myocardial infarction (MI) and were in a long-term relationship.
December 2013

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

Combination therapy versus aspirin alone associated with fewer ischemic events, higher hemorrhage risk after minor stroke or TIA

In a time-to-event analysis, the primary efficacy outcome was a composite of major ischemic events at 90 days, that is, ischemic stroke, myocardial infarction, or death from an ischemic
May 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

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

Coagulation confusion

It probably should be stopped, because the POISE2 trial showed that there was no benefit in continuing aspirin in terms of reducing perioperative myocardial infarction or death, but there was an
June 2014

Helping patients help themselves

Eligible patients include those who have had a myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass surgery, stable angina, heart valve repair or replacement, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty or coronary stenting, or heart or
December 2010

Good door-to-balloon time not associated with fast stroke response, study finds

There was no correlation between door-to-balloon time for ST-segment–elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and door-to-needle time for acute ischemic stroke among hospitals participating in the Get
March 2017

Test Yourself: MKSAP quiz on atrial fibrillation

Patients with heart failure and myocardial infarction are at an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation. ... Flecainide is contraindicated after a myocardial infarction because it increases the risk of polymorphic ventricular tachycardia.
August 2012

AHA updates recommendations on clinical use of fish oil to prevent cardiovascular events

The group continues to suggest that supplementation is reasonable for secondary prevention of CHD in patients with a recent CHD event (e.g., myocardial infarction) and added a new recommendation for
March 2017

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