Posts Tagged ‘acute myocardial infarction’

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April 30th, 2012

Certain Hospital Management Strategies Associated With Higher MI Survival Rates

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John Ryan interviews Elizabeth Bradley about the hospital management strategies that can reduce 30-day risk-standardized mortality rates for acute myocardial infarction.


February 15th, 2012

Mortality-Risk Calculators for AMI and Heart Failure Patients

Two mortality-risk calculators ­– one for patients with acute MI and another for those with heart failure – are now available for free at www.mortalityscore.org. The calculators are based on risk models produced by our research group at Yale for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The models are derived from Medicare administrative-claims […]


January 17th, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Weekly Review: Week of January 16th

This week’s topics include acute MI and potassium levels, cardiac arrest during long-distance running, the anticoagulant idrabiotaparinux, and managing hypertension in the very elderly.