Tag Archives: Heart Failure
It is estimated that greater than 80 per cent of men and women over age 50 have arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries with cholesterol containing plaque).
More than 90 percent of patients requiring emergency angioplasty are now treated within recommended 90 minutes.
(Health.com) – December 26 is historically one of the most dangerous days of the year for people vulnerable to cardiac problems, including heart attacks, arrhythmias, and heart failure.
Here is a great study courtesy of the American Heart Association.
Roughly a quarter of Medicare patients hospitalized for heart failure are back in the hospital within 30 days.
Air pollution is a risk factor for heart disease; however people can take action to reduce their individual risk.
Exposure to fine particulate matter over a few hours or weeks can trigger cardiovascular deaths, heart [...]
Here’s a great question that one of our instructors had. I love it when instructors are continually trying to broaden their knowledge.
Keep up the good work!
1. In hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) due to a ventricular arrhythmia is an emergent condition for which there is little debate regarding clinical appropriateness of treatment-defibrillation in eligible patients.
DALLAS, July 9, 2009Â – The 30-day mortality (death) and readmission rates for acute care of heart attack and heart failure patients vary significantly from hospital to hospital across the nation,