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
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
Wallace said. For example, in patients age 85 or older, the most common symptom of acute myocardial infarction is dyspnea, not chest pain.
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.
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
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.
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.
1. Deploy rapid response teams (RRTs). 2. Deliver reliable, evidence-based care for acute myocardial infarction.
Researchers used data from 221,199 patients with myocardial infarction (MI) from 525 U.S.
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.