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ICU Management

Three Criteria Can Identify Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Patients for Potential Organ Donation

2016 27 Sep

Three objective criteria could identify out-of hospital  ‏cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients with ‏zero chance of survival, who can be considered ‏for organ donation. Prof. Xavier Jouven, Georges ‏Pompidou European Hospital, Paris, and ‏colleagues, analysed data from two registries and ‏a clinical trial, and found that there is essentially ‏no chance... Read more

Cardiology Management

Cardiac Patients Receive Comparable Outpatient Care

2015 15 Oct

According to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, patients with coronary artery disease, heart failure, and atrial fibrillation receive comparable outpatient care from physicians and advanced practice providers, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. However, the study shows that all clinicians fell short... Read more