Key clinical point: Many patients presenting with acute MI had unrecognized diabetes and, in most cases, that DM remained undiagnosed, untreated,...
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Key clinical point: Acute ischemic stroke patients who started intravenous tPA within an hour of onset had the best outcomes. Major finding:...
Key clinical point: A delayed start to intra-arterial treatment of acute ischemic stroke blunted its benefit. Major finding: For every 1-hour...
Key clinical point: The rate of thrombolysis for ischemic stroke via drip-and-ship has remained steady over the past 12 years. Major finding:...
The authors review blood components, transfusion indications, and associated complications.
A 39-year-old woman presents to the ED with a gradual onset of headache, tingling in the hands, and transient slurred speech.
Key clinical point: Among patients who present to the ED with acute HF, blood glucose levels predict 30-day mortality and other outcomes. Major...
With the increased risk of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE) in this patient population, the clinician should exercise a high level of...