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Score predicts 90-day readmission risk after myocardial infarction

A risk score that predicts patients' risk of readmission after acute myocardial infarction was recently developed using the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. ... The cohort study included 86,849 Medicare beneficiaries with a primary diagnosis of
October 2018

Coding cardiac conditions: Beyond acute coronary syndrome

When further evaluation indicates whether the pain is due to unstable angina or myocardial infarction (MI), physicians often continue to use “acute coronary syndrome,” an all-inclusive term. ... According to an expert consensus document published by
July 2009

Guideline issued on management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction

The American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines released its 2013 guideline on managing ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) last week. ... It offers recommendations in the
January 2013

EKG and high-sensitivity troponin T may rule out myocardial infarction

Among chest-pain patients with no new ischemia on an electrocardiogram (EKG) and troponin T below 0.005 µg/L, only 0.5% had an acute myocardial infarction during hospitalization and ... A single measurement of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T and an
April 2017

In the News

Myocardial infarction in women, managing candidiasis. Cardiovascular disease is an “equal-opportunity killer” of men and women, but physicians should be particularly aware of how acute myocardial infarction (MI) affects women
April 2016

New score for predicting inpatient mortality after acute myocardial infarction

A new score for predicting inpatient mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) was described and validated in a recent study. ... The risk factors identified in this study are substantially different from those considered in the TIMI
August 2016

Antibiotics for COPD, shock after MI, and more

For patients with cardiogenic shock after acute myocardial infarction, epinephrine was associated with similar effects on arterial pressure and cardiac index as norepinephrine but a higher incidence of refractory shock, a ... The trial included 57
December 2018

Epinephrine and norepinephrine compared to treat shock after myocardial infarction

For patients with cardiogenic shock after acute myocardial infarction, epinephrine was associated with similar effects on arterial pressure and cardiac index as norepinephrine but a higher incidence of refractory shock, a ... The trial included 57
July 2018

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

Measure of the month: coronary artery disease

Measure of the month: Coronary artery disease.
November 2008

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