ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:

Heart disease

September/October 2014 Issue
Cardiac Risk Assessment [SPPACES: App Reviews]

The Cardiac Risk Assist app allows health care professionals to calculate 10-year and lifetime risks for atherosclerotic cardiovascular (CV) disease.


Sep 2006 Issue
Providing Consistent Care With Standardized Admission Orders [Feature]

Incorporating these orders into your hospital admission routine will ensure that patients receive comprehensive, appropriate care every time.


Jan 2004 Issue
Weighing the Risks and Benefits of Clinical Interventions [Improving Patient Care]

The article discusses the importance of engaging patients in cost-benefit discussions before deciding on their care plan. It also introduces several risk calculators (both paper and online versions) that physicians should become familiar with.


Jul-Aug 2002 Issue
Reducing Risks for Patients Receiving Warfarin [Feature]

These practices built safety into their systems for managing oral anticoagulation therapy.


Feb 2002 Issue
Improving Anticoagulation Management at the Point of Care [Feature]

Stop treating lab results. These easy-to-use devices return the focus of warfarin therapy to treating the patient.


May 2000 Issue
Understanding the Risks of Medical Interventions [Improving Patient Care]

The article will explore how to assess the benefits and risks of particular interventions, using relative risk reduction (RRR), absolute risk reduction (ARR) and number needed to treat (NNT).



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