In the News

Some consumer electronic devices with high field strength magnets, such as cell phones and smart watches, may cause certain implanted medical devices to switch to “magnet mode” and suspend normal operations until the magnet is moved away from the medical device. Many implanted medical devices are...
By Denise Baez The American College of Physicians (ACP) has published new guidelines recommending point-of-care ultrasonography (POCUS), in addition to the standard diagnostic pathway, when there is diagnostic uncertainty in patients with acute dyspnoea in emergency department or inpatient...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a higher dose of naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray to treat opioid overdose. The newly approved product delivers naloxone 8 mg into the nasal cavity. The FDA had previously approved naloxone 2 mg and 4 mg nasal spray products. “Today’s action...
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) Stroke Council Leadership convened quickly to provide important guidance about cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) and thrombocytopenia, together called thrombosis and thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS), in patients who have...
By applying machine learning techniques to data from 2 large clinical trials, researchers have created a new digital decision-aiding tool, called ASSIST, that can identify which imaging test to pursue in patients who may have coronary artery disease (CAD). The new tool, described in a study...

Conference Reports

By Nancy Melville

VIRTUAL -- May 18, 2021 -- Patients who are comatose after experiencing out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and cooled with therapeutic hypothermia to a target of 31 degrees Celsius show no improvement in neurological outcomes compared with the use of hypothermia with the...

By Eric Ramos

VIRTUAL -- April 29, 2021 -- Early use of mechanical circulatory support and invasive haemodynamics are associated with improved outcomes for patients presenting with acute myocardial infarction (MI) and cardiogenic shock, according to final results from the National...

By Erika Powers

VIRTUAL -- April 27, 2021 -- Elevated pre-procedural blood pressure variability during interhospital transport for endovascular thrombectomy is associated with lower odds of good functional outcome at 90 days, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021 Annual...

By Erika Powers

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- March 29, 2021 -- Compared with splenectomy, treatment of blunt spleen injuries with splenic artery embolization was associated with decreased mortality and length of stay, without an increase in abscess formation, according to a study presented at the...

By Nancy Melville

YORK, Me -- March 24, 2021 -- Patients who receive stroke treatment in a mobile stroke unit are significantly more likely to receive potentially life-saving clot-buster treatment, to receive treatment within 1 hour of stroke onset, and to achieve a full recovery than...

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