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Baris Karpuz, Valèrie Duchatelle, Maxime Tapponnier, Raluca Alexe, Christophe Sierro, Grègoire Girod
The European Society of Cardiology published in 2015 the new Guidelines on the management of pericardial diseases. Based on experts' opinions and recent clinical studies of respectable size, the new guidelines thoroughly revisit the criteria for hospitalization and precisely define severe cases. Another highlight regards medication. From now, first-line medical therapy should include the association of colchicine to the traditional non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or aspirin. The bi-therapy is recommended as soon as the first episode of pericarditis, for duration of 3 months...
September 7, 2016: Revue Médicale Suisse
Helmut Baumgartner
The new guidelines of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) for the management of grown-up congenital heart disease were published in August 2010 and follow the first guidelines on this subject published by the society in 2003. This article discusses the rational for publishing this document and the difficulties of generating guidelines for this special field in cardiology. The concept of the new document is outlined and differences when compared with the previous version are summarized. In addition, the European guideline document is compared with the current guidelines of the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology...
February 2013: Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine
J I Arcelus, F García-Bragado, D Jiménez, F S Lozano Sánchez, R Lecumberri, P Román Sánchez et al.
This paper brings together the latest developments that have occurred in different aspects of venous thromboembolism (VTE): VTE prophylaxis in high-risk orthopedic surgery and acutely ill hospitalized medical patients; therapeutic advances in pulmonary embolism and superficial vein thrombosis and VTE future prospects. It summarizes the reviews that five speakers made in-depth for the Second Day in New Anticoagulant Treatment, held in Madrid on November 18, 2011, organized by the Foundation for the Study of Thromboembolic Disease in Spain and endorsed by the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine, Spanish Society of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery, Spanish Society of Cardiology, Spanish Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis and the Spanish Society of Angiology and Vascular Surgery...
September 2012: Revista Clínica Española
Andrew Healey, Jonathan Sherbino, Jerome Fan, Mark Mensour, Suneel Upadhye, Parveen Wasi
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to describe the essential elements of in hospital resuscitation knowledge and skills for senior internal medicine resident physicians and to evaluate a low-fidelity simulation course that incorporates these elements. DESIGN: In part 1, attending physicians were electronically surveyed using a modified Dillman method. A broad list of knowledge skills sets was gathered from recent resuscitation guidelines. In part 2, a 2-day, low-fidelity simulation, case-based curriculum was designed based on the results of part 1...
September 2010: Critical Care Medicine
Piotr Kułakowski
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2008: Kardiologia Polska
Scott C Williams, Richard G Koss, David J Morton, Jerod M Loeb
BACKGROUND: Despite the increasing availability of evidence-based clinical performance measure data that compares the performances of US hospitals, the general public continues to rely on more popular resources such as the US News & World Report annual publication of "America's Best Hospitals" for information on hospital quality. This study evaluated how well hospitals ranked on the US News & World Report list of top heart and heart surgery hospitals performed on acute myocardial infarction and heart failure measures derived from American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association clinical treatment guidelines...
August 8, 2006: Circulation
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