ADVANCING THE STANDARD OF CARE - CARDIOVASCULAR AND NEUROVASCULAR EMERGENCIES (2010)

ADVANCING THE STANDARD OF CARE - CARDIOVASCULAR AND NEUROVASCULAR EMERGENCIES (2010)

EMCREG–International is pleased to present this complimentary CME monograph covering the proceedings of our 2010 webcasts. The events and this monograph covered important current and emerging acute care topics including risk stratification of ACS, ACS anticoagulation, thienopyridine therapy, novel antiplatelet agents prasugrel and ticagrelor, hypertensive emergencies, the obesity epidemic, acute heart failure treatment, and acute stroke.

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ADVANCING THE STANDARD OF CARE - CARDIOVASCULAR AND NEUROVASCULAR EMERGENCIES (2007)

ADVANCING THE STANDARD OF CARE - CARDIOVASCULAR AND NEUROVASCULAR EMERGENCIES (2007)

A number of important topics are covered in this monograph including acute coronary syndrome, the diagnosis of transient ischemic attack and stroke, the treatment of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, the management of hypertension in acute neurovascular emergencies, the management of hypertensive urgencies and emergencies, markers for severe bacterial infections, the treatment of sepsis, risk stratification of possible acute coronary syndrome, the optimal management of NSTEMI and STEMI, treatment of acute heart failure syndrome, and the diagnosis and treatment of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.

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RISK STRATIFICATION FOR PATIENTS WITH NON-ST-SEGMENT ELEVATION ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

RISK STRATIFICATION FOR PATIENTS WITH NON-ST-SEGMENT ELEVATION ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Unstable angina (UA) and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) accounted for 1,295,000 hospital admissions in the US in 2001, almost 60% of those patients were 65 years of age or older, and 41% were women. The National Center for Health Statistics recently reported 5,637,000 US emergency department (ED) chest-pain syndrome visits, accounting for approximately 5% of total visits. Accurate diagnosis and risk stratification of the UA/NSTEMI patient is essential to identify patients at risk and to initiate appropriate treatment.

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