Search Tag: High-risk Patients

ICU Management

New tool for detecting aneurysm risk in ER headache patients

2017 14 Nov

Identifying headache patients who are at risk of aneurysms can be difficult as they often seem otherwise well. In view of this, researchers at The Ottawa Hospital (Ontario) have developed a new tool designed to help emergency departments identify high-risk patients and improve survival rates. The tool is called The Ottawa Subarachnoid Haemorrhage Rule... Read more

Cardiology Management

#ESC17: Implanted Cardiac Monitors Detect Undiagnosed Atrial Fibrillation

2017 28 Aug

The incidence of previously undiagnosed atrial fibrillation (AF) may be substantial in patients with risk factors for AF and stroke, according to a study presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2017. By using implanted cardiac monitors, researchers detected nearly 30 percent of previously undiagnosed AF after 18 months in this high-risk... Read more