Tag Archives: Cardiology

PCI after Cardiac Arrest

Practice Change:  After an ECG, ABG, and beside electrolytes all comatose post-arrest patients with ROSC should be discussed with the cardiologist for emergency PCI – up to 25% may benefit.  Cardiac Arrest: A Treatment Algorithm for Emergent Invasive Cardiac Procedures in the Resuscitated Comatose Patient JACC – … Continue reading

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HEART PATHWAY for Cardiac Risk

Practice Changer: The HEART Pathway is a simple cardiac risk assessment tool that is designed for use in the ED.  It’s safe and effective at classifying patients as low risk for outpatient evaluation of cardiac disease while also decreasing length of stay and … Continue reading

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