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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27595899/potential-roles-of-the-wearable-cardioverter-defibrillator-in-acute-phase-care-of-patients-at-high-risk-of-sudden-cardiac-death-a-single-center-japanese-experience
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Shingo Sasaki, Yoshihiro Shoji, Yuji Ishida, Takahiko Kinjo, Yuichi Tsushima, Maiko Seno, Fumie Nishizaki, Taihei Itoh, Kei Izumiyama, Takashi Yokota, Hiroaki Yokoyama, Masahiro Yamada, Daisuke Horiuchi, Masaomi Kimura, Takumi Higuma, Hirofumi Tomita, Ken Okumura
BACKGROUND: The wearable cardioverter-defibrillator (WCD) has been expected to play a role as an effective bridge therapy to implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation in patients at high risk of ventricular tachyarrhythmias (VA). Although WCD has been available since April 2014 in Japan, its usefulness remains unclear. METHODS AND RESULTS: During the early period after hospitalization, patients at high risk of VA after excluding some elderly patients were prescribed WCD...
September 3, 2016: Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25979094/preoperative-sleep-disruption-and-postoperative-delirium
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Jacqueline M Leung, Laura P Sands, Stacey Newman, Gabriela Meckler, Yimeng Xie, Caryl Gay, Kathryn Lee
STUDY OBJECTIVES: To describe preoperative and postoperative sleep disruption and its relationship to postoperative delirium. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study with 6 time points (3 nights pre-hospitalization and 3 nights post-surgery). SETTING: University medical center. PATIENTS: The sample consisted of 50 English-speaking patients ≥ 40 years of age scheduled for major non-cardiac surgery, with an anticipated hospital stay ≥ 3 days...
August 2015: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine: JCSM: Official Publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
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