Search Tag: cardiac event

Cardiology Management

Heart Monitoring in Vehicles: Could Your Car Predict a Cardiac Event?

2017 12 Jun

When a driver experiences an unexpected cardiac event on the road, he/she is not the only one at risk. Fellow passengers and motorists may also face death or serious injury during such an event. Michigan Medicine researcher Kayvan Najarian, PhD was approached by Toyota with statistics that underscored the dangers associated when a person behind the... Read more

Cardiology Management

Routine Inpatient Admission Not Beneficial for Patients with Chest Pain

2015 19 May

According to an article published in JAMA Internal Medicine, routine inpatient admission may not be a beneficial strategy for patients with chest pain. Patients with negative findings and nonconcerning vital signs rarely had adverse cardiac events. Patients with potentially ischaemic chest pain are commonly admitted to the hospital or are kept under... Read more