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Clinical and epidemiological studies of a coronary care unit.

Alun Estyn Evans

Clinical and epidemiological studies of a coronary care unit.

by Alun Estyn Evans

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Written in English


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Thesis (M.D.)--The Queen"s University of Belfast, 1984.

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COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) refers to a group of conditions that include ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), and unstable angina. It is a type of coronary heart disease (CHD), which is responsible for one-third of Cited by: 1.

Background: The Italian network on acute coronary syndromes outcome (IN-ACS Outcome) study is a nationwide observational, multicenter study with the aim to describe clinical epidemiology, management, days and one-year outcomes of ACS in s: All consecutive patients admitted for ACS to 38 hospitals, between December and February , were enrolled in the by: Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) including coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, peripheral arterial disease, and other CVD manifestations comprise the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Key risk factors, including hypertension, cigarette smoking, elevated cholesterol, elevated glucose levels/diabetes, obesity, and physical inactivity comprise the top six leading.

DESIGN A 1-day point-prevalence study. SETTING Intensive care units in 17 countries in Western Europe, excluding coronary care units and pediatric and special care infant units. PATIENTS All patients (>10 years of age) occupying an ICU bed over a hour period. A total of ICUs provided 10 patient case reports. The given case study is about the incident that took place with a newly qualified graduate nurse inner transition program of the tertiary ward in Sydney hospital. The given case is about the incident in the coronary Care Unit of the hospital where, the nurse has been working for the last 6 months.


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Read the latest articles of Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature Predictors of length of stay in the coronary care unit in patient with acute coronary syndrome based on data mining methods.

select article “Role of HFE gene in coronary artery. Care for the critically ill cardiovascular patients and their families requires a unique environment that is structurally different from other clinical units.

Coronary care units were introduced in the s for the main purpose of prevention and prompt treatment of life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias related to acute myocardial infarction. Disclaimer. Oxford University Press makes no representation, express or implied, that the drug dosages in this book are correct.

Readers must therefore always check the product information and clinical procedures with the most up to date published product information and data sheets provided by the manufacturers and the most recent codes of conduct and safety regulations.

With more nurses caring for patients with heart failure and making decisions that are often complex, there is a clear need for those nurses to have access to good quality clinical information and guidance.

This book is designed to be a practical, ‘one-stop’, handbook for the practitioner, supported by case studies and up-todate references throughout, providing all the topics the.

0Reviews. A comprehensive coronary care textbook for medical, nursing and paramedic staff. The Coronary Care Manual, 2nd Editionis a practical medical manual designed to assist with management of the acute coronary patient. A comprehensive coronary care textbook for medical, nursing and paramedic staff.

The Coronary Care Manual, 2nd Edition is a practical medical manual designed to assist with management of the acute coronary patient. This respected medical resource is written by a group of coronary experts, both Australian and international.

Coronary Care Unit Objectives Knowledge • Understand the indications for, interpretation of, and risks of the common cardiovascular testing modalities: ECG, CXR, CT scan, myocardial serum marker interpretation for ACS, echocardiography, cardiac catheterrization, andFile Size: 21KB.

Large surveys in several countries have shown that approximately two-thirds of people admitted to a coronary care unit (CCU) have impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, newly detected diabetes, or established diabetes (1,2).Cited by: 9. The Epidemiology of Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiología de la enfermedad coronaria Understanding the societal impact and trends of coronary heart disease through basic epidemiological measures is essential to evaluate treatment effectiveness and organize resource distribution.

in a recent study performed in a coronary care unit, the Cited by: Coronary artery bypass surgery was the topic of four separate studies: Atik et al. described indications for and results of the use of the axillary artery for cardiopulmonary bypass.

35 Brito et al. surveyed risk factors for the development of acute renal failure following cardiopulmonary bypass. 36 Silva et al. examined late angiographic grafting patency in patients with recurrent symptoms, 37 while Piegas et al. described the results of myocardial revascularization surgery Author: Carlos Serrano, Mauricio Rocha e Silva.

The electrocardiogram in population studies. A classification system. Circulation. Jun; – DAVIES LG. Observer variation in reports on electrocardiograms. Br Heart J. Apr; 20 (2)– [PMC free article] DAWBER TR, KANNEL WB, REVOTSKIE N, KAGAN A. The epidemiology of coronary heart disease--the Framingham by: Dina M.

Sparano, Judith A. Mackall, in Cardiac Intensive Care (Third Edition), Coronary Care Unit. The institution of coronary care units resulted in a significant decline in mortality for acute MI. These units eliminated primary arrhythmias as a cause of death, mainly due to timely recognition of both sustained arrhythmias and their precursors.

28,79 Also, because of the acute care. Predictors of length of stay in the coronary care unit in patient with acute coronary syndrome based on data mining methods.

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Epidemiology and risk factors of patients with types of acute coronary syndrome presenting to a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka Article (PDF Available) in BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 19(1.

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by Editor | Jan 1, Hardcover $ $ $ shipping. Only 1 left. Abstract. Guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of acute heart failure (AHF) were recently published by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) guidelines were published after a major European epidemiologic study was done, the Euro Heart Failure Survey Programme (EuroHF), which provided a description of clinical characteristics and management of patients hospitalized for AHF Author: François Alla, Faiez M.

Zannad. The Lancet Coronary Care MOBILE CORONARY CARE AND COMMUNITY MORTALITY FROM MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION ZeldaM. Mathewson a b c A.E. Evans a b c B.G. Mccloskey a b c C.J. Russell a b c C. Wilson a b c a Cardiac Unit, Tyrone County Hospital, Omagh, United Kingdom b Cardiac Unit, Waveney Hospital, Ballymena, United Kingdom c and Department of Community Cited by: Chapter 7.

Longitudinal studies. For the findings of a clinical follow up study to be generalised to patients elsewhere, it is important to define precisely how subjects are selected for study.

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Little published information about the clinical epidemiology of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is available. To fill this knowledge gap, all patients with confirmed AMI who were treated at the intensive care unit of the Kuwait Hospital, Sharjah, Cited by: 8.

Most clinical investigations of shock in cardiac intensive care units (CICUs) have focused on AMICS, and few studies have evaluated the full spectrum of shock admitted to contemporary CICUs. 8 Due to changes in preventive therapies and behaviors, and the shifting underlying pathophysiology of acute coronary syndromes, 12 the incidence of STEMI Cited by:.

BACKGROUND Little is known about the epidemiology of acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) in patients admitted to intensive and coronary care units (ICU/CCU). Observational data may improve disease management and guide the design of clinical trials. AIMS EFICA is an observational study of the clinical profile, management and survival of ADHF patients admitted to ICU/CCU.Epidemiology of Coronary Artery Disease.

In book: Coronary Artery Disease - Current Concepts in Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnostics and Treatment The clinical aspects of acute.Randomised controlled trials are often seen as the gold standard of epidemiological research, especially in clinical settings, and in this module you will learn why.

You will learn the main design features of randomised clinical trials, why they are so important, and the difficulties and limitations in applying these principles in real life.