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At VA hospitals, shorter length of stay didn't lead to higher readmissions rate

obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), acute myocardial infarction, community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and gastrointestinal hemorrhage. ... Of patients with the five specific diagnoses studied, those with acute conditions had greater drops in
December 2012

In the News

The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) and the American Heart Association (AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines recently released its 2013 guideline on managing ST- elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). ... obstructive pulmonary
March 2013

Don't just do something, stand there

Wallace said. For example, in patients age 85 or older, the most common symptom of acute myocardial infarction is dyspnea, not chest pain.
July 2008

Disparities in cardiac surgery mortality partially caused by hospital quality

Although the study couldn't explain the remaining disparity in mortality, the study authors offered some theories, including that black patients may present with more advanced disease or acute myocardial infarction.
January 2014

AHA updates practice standards for electrocardiographic monitoring

myocardial infarction; patients who have undergone percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), diagnostic coronary angiography, or a major cardiac intervention; patients with other cardiac conditions, including acute decompensated heart failure; and
October 2017

Fewer than 1 in 4 hospitals have both low-mortality and low-cost care for AMI, HF, and pneumonia

Hospitals' mortality rates for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), heart failure (HF), and pneumonia are inversely correlated with the payments they receive for treating these conditions, a recent study found.
October 2018

Dexmedetomidine associated with improved outcomes after cardiac surgery

The study's primary outcome measures were mortality and postoperative major adverse cardiocerebral events, including stroke, coma, perioperative myocardial infarction, heart block or cardiac arrest.
March 2013

Hospitals put rapid response systems into play

1. Deploy rapid response teams (RRTs). 2. Deliver reliable, evidence-based care for acute myocardial infarction.
March 2007

Hospitals vary widely in adhering to aspirin guidelines

Researchers used data from 221,199 patients with myocardial infarction (MI) from 525 U.S.
August 2014

Transfusion in PCI patients associated with greater risk of heart attack, stroke, death

Researchers also measured the association between transfusion and myocardial infarction, stroke and death. ... Receiving a transfusion was associated with a greater risk of myocardial infarction (MI) (4.5% vs.
March 2014

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