ITEMS IN AFP WITH KEYWORD:

Coronary Artery Disease

Jan 15, 2005 Issue
Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids [Practice Guidelines]


Nov 15, 2004 Issue
ACC/AHA Release Guidelines on Management of Patients with STEMI: Hospital and Long-Term Management [Practice Guidelines]

Guidelines for the management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), with a focus on hospital and long-term management, are available from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines.


Nov 15, 2004 Issue
Prognosis for Patients Undergoing Coronary Angioplasty [Point-of-Care Guides]

Percutaneous coronary interventions, such as balloon angioplasty, with or without stent placement, are important in the treatment of patients with coronary artery disease.


Nov 1, 2004 Issue
ACC/AHA Release Guidelines on Management of Patients with STEMI: Hospital and Long-Term Management [Practice Guidelines]

Guidelines for the management of ST-elevation myo-cardial infarction (STEMI), focusing on prevention and management in the emergency department, are available from the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Task Force on Practice Guidelines.


Aug 1, 2004 Issue
Exercise-Based Rehabilitation for Coronary Heart Disease [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Cardiac rehabilitation based on exercise alone and comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation reduce all-cause mortality by about one third. It is unclear which type of rehabilitation is more beneficial.


Aug 1, 2004 Issue
Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Part II. Coronary Revascularization, Hospital Discharge, and Post-Hospital Care [Article]

In the guideline developed by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, the management of suspected unstable angina and non–ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (UA/NSTEMI) has four components: initial evaluation and management; hospital care; coronary revasculariz...


Aug 1, 2004 Issue
Unstable Angina and Non-ST- Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Part I. Initial Evaluation and Management, and Hospital Care [Article]

Each year, more than 1 million patients are admitted to U.S. hospitals because of unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (UA/NSTEMI). To help standardize the assessment and treatment of these patients, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association ...


Jul 1, 2004 Issue
Omega-3 Fatty Acids [Article]

Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to significantly reduce the risk for sudden death caused by cardiac arrhythmias and all-cause mortality in patients with known coronary heart disease. Fatty fish, such as salmon and tuna, and fish oil are rich sources of the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic ac...


Feb 15, 2004 Issue
An Unusual Case of Chest Pain [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Oct 15, 2003 Issue
Reducing Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Message from the National Diabetes Education Program [Article]

Cardiovascular disease is responsible for 65 percent of deaths in persons with type 2 diabetes. However, awareness of cardiovascular disease risk factors among patients with diabetes remains low, resulting in missed opportunities to lower risks for coronary events and strokes. The National Diabetes ...


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