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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HEART FAILURE: BIOMARKERS OF DIAGNOSIS AND PROGNOSIS

HEART FAILURE: BIOMARKERS OF DIAGNOSIS AND PROGNOSIS

Heart Failure remains a common presentation in the emergency department. For the emergency physician clarifying the course of the universal complaint, shortness of breath, requires excellent clinical acumen combined with a clear understanding of the laboratory tests available to distinguish Heart Failure from other causes of dyspnea. Dr. Frank Peacock of the Cleveland Clinic authors an excellent discussion of the scientific basis for the use of the natriuretic peptide biomarkers in heart failure including future markers currently being investigated.

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ADVANCING THE STANDARD OF CARE - CARDIOVASCULAR AND NEUROVASCULAR EMERGENCIES (2009)

ADVANCING THE STANDARD OF CARE - CARDIOVASCULAR AND NEUROVASCULAR EMERGENCIES (2009)

EMCREG–International is pleased to present this complimentary CME monograph covering the proceedings of our 2009 satellite symposium at the ACEP Scientific Assembly in Boston, MA. The monograph covers a number of important topics including acute coronary syndromes (ACS) including non-ST-segment elevation ACS (NSTE ACS) and ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), acute heart failure syndromes, STEMI Regional Systems of Care, and medical-legal issues of acute stroke.

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ADVANCING THE STANDARD OF CARE - CARDIOVASCULAR AND NEUROVASCULAR EMERGENCIES (2008)

ADVANCING THE STANDARD OF CARE - CARDIOVASCULAR AND NEUROVASCULAR EMERGENCIES (2008)

EMCREG–International is pleased to present this complimentary CME monograph providing up-to-date knowledge on the full spectrum of decision making and care for patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) including non-ST-segment elevation ACS (NSTE ACS) and ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), acute heart failure syndromes, pulmonary embolism and acute ischemic stroke.

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HYPERTENSIVE EMERGENCIES: ACUTE CARE EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENTS

HYPERTENSIVE EMERGENCIES: ACUTE CARE EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENTS

Hypertension remains one of the most common disease processes in patients presenting to the Emergency Department (ED). While sometimes symptomatic and associated with end organ damage such as hypertensive encephalopathy, hemorrhagic stroke, acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, and renal insufficiency, many patients present without symptoms. Emergency physicians and hospitalists should understand the appropriate classification of patients with hypertension, the pathophysiology of this disease process, and appropriate treatment strategies. In this EMCREG-International Newsletter, Charles V. Pollack, Jr. MD and Christopher J. Rees, MD of Pennsylvania Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania discuss hypertension and parenteral medications used for treatment of these patients in the ED.

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MANAGEMENT OF HYPERTENSION AND HYPERTENSIVE EMERGENCIES IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: THE EMCREG-INTERNATIONAL CONSENSUS PANEL RECOMMENDATION

MANAGEMENT OF HYPERTENSION AND HYPERTENSIVE EMERGENCIES IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: THE EMCREG-INTERNATIONAL CONSENSUS PANEL RECOMMENDATION

This supplement [Ann Emerg Med 2008;51(3 Suppl 1):S1-S38] represents the first supplement to Annals of Emergency Medicine in nearly 16 years! These consensus documents on the evaluation and management of hypertension and hypertensive emergencies in the ED was systematically developed between December 2006 and April 2007 in an evidence-based and consensus-based process and culminated in the March 2008 supplement of Annals. The panel members were selected from a multidisciplinary group of specialists, which included physicians from emergency medicine, neurology, neurological surgery, internal medicine, hospital medicine, nephrology, cardiology, pediatrics, anesthesiology, vascular surgery, and gynecology and obstetrics.

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