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Heart Attack & Cardiac Arrest; Understanding the Difference

Heart attack. Cardiac arrest.

The media regularly confuse the two terms, but they represent distinctly different problems. In some news articles I have even seen authors use them interchangeably from one sentence to another! 1.093 kata lagi

Cardiac Arrest

Time to halt the overprescribing of proton pump inhibitors

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are among the most frequently prescribed drugs globally. Although they are cost effective when used appropriately, studies show they are prescribed without a clear indication in up to 70% of cases. 3.024 kata lagi


From Vanderbilt: "Going after the heart attack Gremlin"

Vanderbilt University

Sep. 8, 2016
Sanjay Mishra

Myocardial infarction (MI) or heart attack is the major cause of death in men and women in the United States. 178 kata lagi

Applied Research & Technology

Heart Attack: Women vs Men

Many people are not aware that women may experience different symptoms of heart attack than that of men. No, they may not present with excruciating chest pain that radiates to the left shoulder that causes them to collapse shortly. 604 kata lagi

Heart attacks in NZ – are women getting a raw deal?

Yesterday the NZ Herald published an article saying doctors are failing to spot heart attacks in thousands of women.  This sounds alarming, could it be happening in NZ? 919 kata lagi

Health And Medicine

Predictors, Trends, and Outcomes (Among Older Patients ≥65 Years of Age) Associated With Beta-Blocker Use in Patients With Stable Angina Undergoing Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Objectives  This study sought to examine predictors, trends, and outcomes associated with β-blocker prescriptions at discharge in patients with stable angina without prior history of myocardial infarction (MI) or systolic heart failure (HF) undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). 419 kata lagi


Worse MI Outcomes for the Poor?

More adverse events after discharge in dual Medicare-Medicaid eligibles.

After being hospitalized for a myocardial infarction (MI), patients with dual Medicare-Medicaid eligibility fared worse than their Medicare-only peers following discharge, investigators found. 591 kata lagi