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Cardiology Management

Statins, Aspirin Reduce Heart Attack Severity

2016 20 Sep

According to new research, medications prescribed for prevention of heart attacks such as statins and aspirin can also reduce the severity of heart attacks. The research is published in PLOS ONE and findings will be presented at the 27th Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology (GW-ICC).The study was conducted with 14,790 patients hospitalised... Read more

ICU Management

Helmet-Based Ventilation Had Better Results than Facemask for ARDS Patients

2016 17 May

Results of a trial of helmet-based ventilation have shown that using a transparent air-tight helmet instead of a facemask helped critically ill patients breathe better and reduced their need for mechanical ventilation. In the trial, patients who were treated with helmet ventilation spent less time in the intensive care unit and lower mortality. The... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Inappropriate Aspirin Use in 1 in 10 Low-Risk Heart Patients

2015 14 Jan

According to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, over 10 percent of patients in a representative sample of US cardiology clinics were inappropriately taking aspirin for the primary prevention of CVD. The study also found that the inappropriate use of aspirin in different cardiology practices varied from 0 to 70... Read more

ICU Management

Aspirin Use In Surgery Does Not Reduce Kidney Infection

2014 17 Nov

According to a new study, neither aspirin nor clonidine reduce the risk of acute kidney injury when used in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. The study has been published in JAMA and will be presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s Annual Kidney Week meeting.   Approximately 10 percent of the 200 million adults undergoing major non-cardiac... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Aspirin May Protect Against Liver Fibrosis

2014 12 Nov

According to new research, aspirin is effective against liver fibrosis, especially in people who are at risk for chronic liver disease. The drug is already well-known for its cardiovascular and anti-inflammatory benefits. Gordon Jiang, MD, a gastroenterology fellow at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, revealed this latest development... Read more

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