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Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Systems of Care
02/26/2018 | Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) remains a major public health challenge; approximately 356,500 people are treated for OHCA annually in the U.S.
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Current State of the Science
02/22/2018 | Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) is an important cause of Myocardial Infarction, especially in young women, but its prevalence is uncertain because it's underdiagnosed. A lack of familiarity with the condition contributes to it being missed in young women even in the presence of classic symptoms. Limitations of current coronary angiographic techniques exacerbate this problem.
Circ CQO Twitter Journal Club: Women and Myocardial Infarction Mortality
02/12/2018 | Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Twitter Journal Club: Women and Myocardial Infarction Mortality
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2018 Update
01/31/2018 | The 2018 Update of Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics includes updated incidence data for cardiovascular disease, heart disease, stroke, heart attack, and heart failure, and diabetes - showing a projected dramatic increase in heart failure
Video Series: Clinical Strategies for the 2017 Hypertension Guidelines
11/13/2017 | This hypertension video series is a companion resource for the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Guidelines.
Science News (Scientific Sessions)
11/11/2017 | Science News coverage of selected presentations and interviews from AHA's Scientific Sessions 2017. Nov. 11-16, 2017 in Anaheim, California.
2017 AHA Focused Update on Adult & Pediatric Basic Life Support & CPR Quality
11/07/2017 | The 2017 AHA Focused Update on Adult & Pediatric Basic Life Support & CPR Quality covers among other things, EMS-Delivered CPR: Compression to ventilation ratio update
2017 International Consensus on CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science Wi
11/07/2017 | Dispatch-assisted CPR for adults with suspected OHCA update.
2017 GL for Mgmt of Patients With Ventricular Arrhythmias & the Prev of SCD
10/30/2017 | Ventricular Arrhythmia (VA) includes a spectrum of conditions with clinical presentation that ranges from no symptoms to cardiac arrest. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), the ?sudden cessation of cardiac activity,? progresses to Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) if not treated quickly. SCA and SCD account for almost half of all cardiovascular deaths.