You Can Take It With You: An Educational Tool for Patients After Cardiac Catheterization
- Cardiac cath reuse. Wilson, Duff, // Materials Management in Health Care;May97, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p34
Focuses on the growing number of hospitals reusing cardiac catheters to reduce costs. Price of cardiac catheters; Risks of reusing catheters; Chart comparing costs of using used and new catheters; Catheter reuse policy at Providence Medical Center in Seattle, Washington; Food and Drug...
- Heart-monitoring procedure very risky. // AHA News;09/23/96, Vol. 32 Issue 38, p5
Warns against the unnecessary and risky prescription of cardiac catheterization among patients, according to a study published in the September 1996 issue of the periodical `Journal of the American Medical Association.'
- Deep in the heart. Cowley, Geoffrey; Hager, Mary // Newsweek;9/30/1996, Vol. 128 Issue 14, p71
Informs that researchers are reporting that right heart catheterization (RHC) may needlessly increase the cost and duration of hospital stays, and may kill more patients than it helps. Specifics of the study by Dr. Alfred Connors Jr. and colleagues; Study originally reported in a September 1996...
- FDA studies cath reuse. // Materials Management in Health Care;Dec96, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p6
Reports on the study undertaken by the US Food and Drug Administration regarding cardiac catheter reuse in United States.
- Technology. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;11/20/94, Vol. 68 Issue 22, p24
Reports on the growth of cardiac catheterization as a high-tech surgical procedure in the United States. Statistics; Capital expenditures; Diagnostic procedures.
- The Cardiac Catheterization Handbook, 5th edition. // Critical Care Nurse;Aug2012, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p74
The article reviews the fifth edition of the book "The Cardiac Catheterization Handbook," by Morton J. Kern.
- The Swan-Ganz catheter comes under scrutiny. Cohn, Peter F. // Cortlandt Forum;11/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p70
Focuses on the implications of the practice of cardiac catheterization in the treatment and management of critically ill patients. Evidence that the procedure is injurious to patients; Results of a study indicating increased deaths in patients inserted with cardiac catheters.
- Right heart catheterization in the initial care of critically ill patients. Simonelli, Paul F. // Cortlandt Forum;11/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p41
Reports on a study aimed to identify the relationship between right heart catheterization (RHC) and subsequent survival, length of stay, intensity of care and cost of care in the United States. Mortality rate of patients who have undergone RHC; Utilization of care with RHC; Predictive...
- Interventional cardiac catheterization in pediatric orthotopic heart transplant patients: transplant surgery is not the end of the road. // Cardiology in the Young;May2006 Supplement, Vol. 16 Issue S2, p18
The article presents the abstract "Interventional cardiac catheterization in pediatric orthotopic heart transplant patients: transplant surgery is not the end of the road," by G. S. Morchi, A. T. Yetman, B. Pietra, M. Boucek and K. C. Chan.
- Development of the MAGIC congenital heart disease catheterization database for interventional outcome studies. // Cardiology in the Young;May2006 Supplement, Vol. 16 Issue S2, p82
The article presents the abstract "Development of the MAGIC congenital heart disease catheterization database for interventional outcome studies."