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Coronary Artery Disease
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.
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.
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...
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 ...
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...
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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 ...