Clinical question: What is the recommended approach for management of non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS)? Background: This is...
Before you fall asleep at the thought, consider the fact that sleep apnea has been identified as a major contributing factor in new onset atrial...
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Placement Decreases Heart Failure
Clinical question: Does cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) with biventricular pacing decrease cardiac events in patients with reduced...
Neither Low-Dose Dopamine nor Low-Dose Nesiritide Improves Renal Dysfunction in Acute Heart Failure Patients
Clinical question: Does low-dose dopamine or low-dose nesiritide added to diuretic therapy enhance pulmonary volume reduction and preserve renal...
No Mortality Difference Associated with Pre-Operative Beta Blocker Use for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Without Recent Myocardial Infarction
Pre-operative beta blocker use not found to improve outcomes, but is linked with slightly higher rates of atrial fibrillation
American College of Physicians Releases Clinical Practice Guideline for Treating Anemia in Heart Disease Patients
ACP recommendations for red blood cell transfusion, use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents
Cardiovascular experts provide comprehensive, simplified overview in one of three new HM14 pre-courses
How should anemia and iron deficiency be treated in adults with heart disease?
What steps can hospitals take to reduce readmission rates in patients with heart failure?
Average elapsed time for patients who underwent primary percutaneous coronary interventions was 67 minutes in 2009 versus 83 minutes in 2005