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ECG Cardiac Arrhythmias

This video cover in detail all the arrhythmias you can encounter on an ECG strip explained.  
youtube.com
about 3 years ago
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ECMO in Cardiac Arrest PechaKucha LITFL

PechaKucha presentation on the use of ECMO in the emergency department for refractory ventricular fibrillation in cardiac arrest  
lifeinthefastlane.com
about 3 years ago
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When It Looks Like Heart Failure but Isn't

Having encountered more than a few cases of obstructive uropathy masquerading as heart failure in elderly men, Dr Walton-Shirley asks for some creative thinking before diagnosing CHF.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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ADHD Medication May Boost Kids' Arrhythmia Risk

Children and young people prescribed methylphenidate, commonly used in ADHD, have an increased risk for arrhythmia in the weeks after initiation of treatment.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Trimethylamine N-oxide and Prognosis in Acute Heart Failure

Might plasma levels of the gut-derived metabolite trimethylamine N-oxide have utility as a prognostic marker in acute heart failure?  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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Pulse Ox Screening for Congenital Heart Disease in Newborns

Stephen Kaine relates how the United States has implemented universal screening for critical congenital heart disease in newborn infants.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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SHOCK LIVER AFTER CARDIAC ARREST

Interesting paper in AJEM. Hypoxic hepatitis (HH), ‘shock liver’, is defined as an increase in serum aminotransferase levels (20 times the upper normal level) after respiratory or circulatory failure. It is commonly seen in critical illness and after cardiac arrest. In ICU patients HH has been associated with poor outcomes but little is known about what it means in ROSC patients.  
scancrit.com
about 3 years ago
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New Approaches to the Management of Heart Failure: A Case Challenge CME/CE

: Explore novel therapies and individualized management to improve outcomes in patients with heart failure  
medscape.org
about 3 years ago
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European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Heart Failure 2016

European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Heart Failure 2016: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ESC HF 2016.  
medscape.com
about 3 years ago
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New Acute, Chronic HF Guidelines Debut at ESC Heart Failure 2016

The art of medicine as it applies to heart failure will be on display in Florence for 4 days, as new European guidelines debut with fanfare along with thousands of research presentations.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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When Bad Things Happen to Good Hearts

CHOP's chief of cardiology reviews five key types of pediatric heart disease that should be on your radar.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Dean Ornish in Defense of the Dietary Fat - Heart Disease Link

Dr Dean Ornish, lifestyle medicine proponent, defends the data supporting low-fat diets for the reversal of coronary atherosclerosis.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Linking primary and secondary care data shows undertreated CVD in patients with severe mental illness

Linking primary and secondary care data can successfully identify patients with severe mental illness whose cardiovascular disease (CVD) is undertreated, a UK study has shown,1 confirming that many of these patients are currently not receiving treatment for their heart disease.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Alcohol, diet, and risk of breast cancer

Two linked papers in The BMJ shed new light on the relation of alcohol and diet with the two commonest diseases in women in western countries: breast cancer and ischaemic heart disease.1 2 After following the health of nearly 22 000 postmenopausal women in Denmark, Dam and colleagues1 report that, compared with women with a stable intake of alcohol, women who increased their alcohol intake by two drinks per day during five years of follow-up had an increase in risk of breast cancer of about 30% but a decrease in risk of ischaemic heart disease of about 20%.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Legal high 'Spice' gave addict a cardiac arrest - BBC News

There has been a dramatic rise in the number of young people being treated for addiction to legal highs.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Telephone CPR Program Increases Survival After OOH Cardiac Arrest

Because of the significant improvements shown, one leading expert said the study "is of considerable importance" to the field and has "notable public-health implications."  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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The Effect of Tai Chi on Cancer, OA, Heart Failure and COPD

A new study examines the potential beneficial effects of Tai Chi on these four chronic conditions.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Reader Poll: How Early Do You Start Your Patients on HRT?

A new study suggests that timing of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may influence a menopausal woman’s risk of developing heart disease. Will it change how you prescribe HRT?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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NICE approves innovative treatment for moderate to severe heart failure

Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days. Sign up for a free trial  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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NICE approves innovative treatment for moderate to severe heart failure

Doctors have a new treatment option for patients whose heart failure is not controlled by angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers, after the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) approved sacubitril valsartan (Entresto).1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago