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Recent updates to clinical guidelines and pharmacological indications have added to the complexity of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) management. Advanced practice nurses working with ACS patients need clear and up-to-date information to optimize patient care.
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Name: Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a major risk factor for cardiovascular events. We aimed to investigate the coronary plaque phenotype of diabetic patients who presented with acute coronary syndromes by optic...
Anticoagulation in conjunction with antiplatelet therapy is central to the management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS). When used effectively it is associated with a reduction in recurrent ischaemic ...
In the Targeted Platelet Inhibition to Clarify the Optimal Strategy to Medically Manage Acute Coronary Syndromes (TRILOGY ACS) trial of patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome m...
Beta-adrenergic receptor antagonists, or β-blockers, have been a cornerstone of treatment in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) for more than four decades. First studied in the 1960's, β-b...
Patients with prior stroke are at greater risk for recurrent cardiovascular events post-acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and may have a different risk/benefit profile with antithrombotic therapy than pa...
This registry aims to collect data related to management of patients affected by acute coronary syndromes and hospitalized in the Campania Region of Italy
The NET-SCA Registry has been designed to document and evaluate the clinical epidemiology and current management of Acute Coronary Syndromes in the Lazio Region of Italy.
To collect data on safety and effectiveness of dalteparin in the management of non-ST segment elevated acute coronary syndromes in nursing home patients who will be treated conservatively ...
The main hypothesis to be tested is that the use of a quality improvement programme will lead to measurable improvements in the management of care and use of evidence based treatments for ...
The study will see if mechanical impulses delivered by an echocardiographic probe during a continuous infusion of Definity are capable of improving blood flow in smaller heart vessels in p...
Business management of medical and dental practices that may include capital financing, utilization management, and arrangement of capitation agreements with other parties.
A disorder of cardiac function secondary to hypersensitivity reactions. It is characterized by coexistence of acute coronary syndromes and cardiac MAST CELL and PLATELET ACTIVATION. It may be induced by exposure to drugs (e.g., antibiotics, anesthetics, contrast media), food, and environmental triggers (e.g., insect bites and stings, poison ivy).
A piperazine derivative and PLATELET AGGREGATION INHIBITOR that is used to prevent THROMBOSIS in patients with ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME; UNSTABLE ANGINA and MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION, as well as in those undergoing PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTIONS.
Abnormal balloon- or sac-like dilatation in the wall of CORONARY VESSELS. Most coronary aneurysms are due to CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS, and the rest are due to inflammatory diseases, such as KAWASAKI DISEASE.
Malformations of CORONARY VESSELS, either arteries or veins. Included are anomalous origins of coronary arteries; ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA; CORONARY ANEURYSM; MYOCARDIAL BRIDGING; and others.
Acute Coronary Syndromes ACS
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) is an umbrella term for situations where the blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked. Treatment for acute coronary syndrome includes medicines and a procedure known as angioplasty, during which doctors inflat...
Cardiology is a specialty of internal medicine. Cardiac electrophysiology : Study of the electrical properties and conduction diseases of the heart. Echocardiography : The use of ultrasound to study the mechanical function/physics of the h...