Skilled Cardiac Monitoring at the Bedside: An Algorithm for Success
- EB121 Implementation of Continuous ST-Segment Monitoring and Mapping Using the EASI 12-Lead System. Job, Lisa; Ernst, Denise // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe39
An abstract of the article "Implementation of Continuous ST-Segment Monitoring and Mapping Using the EASI 12-Lead System" by Lisa Job and Denise Ernst is presented.
- Image Diagnosis: aVR, the Forgotten Lead. Mebust, Donald P. // Permanente Journal;Winter2015, Vol. 19 Issue 1, pe101
The article discusses the use of the aVR unipolar limb lead electrocardiographic measurement in providing critical information on heart and other medical conditions. It is suggested that aVR ST-segment may also be used to assist in the management of acute coronary ischemia, in the assessment of...
- Continuous ST-Segment Monitoring in the Intensive Care Unit. Fox, Lisa; Kirkendall, Carolyn; Craney, Micky // Critical Care Nurse;Oct2010, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p33
The article discusses continuous computerized ST-segment monitoring for cardiac disease. It states that in 2004, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses issued a practice alert on ST-segment monitoring which showed that the research supports the value of ST-segment monitoring for...
- Implementation of a Sensitive Troponin I Assay and Risk of Recurrent Myocardial Infarction and Death in Patients With Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome. Mills, Nicholas L.; Churchhouse, Antonia M. D.; Kuan Ken Lee; Anand, Atul; Gamble, David; Shah, Anoop S. V.; Paterson, Elspeth; MacLeod, Margaret; Graham, Catriona; Walker, Simon; Denvir, Martin A.; Fox, Keith A. A.; Newby, David E. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;3/23/2011, Vol. 305 Issue 12, p1210
The article discusses a study which investigated the link between lowering the diagnostic threshold for myocardial infarction (MI) with a sensitive troponin assay and improved clinical outcomes. The study involved patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) admitted to the Royal Infirmary of...
- ECG prediction tools: just a gimmick? Harvey, Chris // Journal of Paramedic Practice;Sep2011, Vol. 3 Issue 9, p518
The article presents a study on whether the accuracy of diagnosis is improved by the decision support provided by the electrocardiograph (ECG)-based and thrombolytic predictive instrument (TPI). It says that three different phases involving 11 sites in America were included in the study wherein...
- Indicators of non-Q-wave acute myocardial infarction. // American Family Physician;9/15/1995, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p1188
Reports on a study published by Cannon and colleagues in the May 15, 1995 issue of the `American Journal of Cardiology' comparing clinical features and developing a prediction rule to assist in distinguishing between non-Q-wave myocardial infarction and unstable angina.
- Group beating in a 69-year-old man with a previous silent myocardial infarct. Luke Glancy, D.; Lathia, Viral N. // Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings;Jan2014, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p39
The article discusses an electrocardiogram which was conducted on a 69 year old male patient with coronary arterial disease and an inferior myocardial infarct of indeterminate age.
- How accurate is the use of ECGs in the diagnosis of myocardial infarct? Ginn, Patrick H.; Jamieson, Barbara // Journal of Family Practice;Jun2006, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p539
The article examines the accuracy of electrocardiogram in the diagnosis of myocardial infarct. Aside from electrocardiogram, ST segment elevation and Q waves were found to be equally reliable predictors of myocardial infarct. A study shows that when compared to a single electrocardiogram, serial...
- The Diagnosis of Coronary Heart Disease in a Low-Prevalence Setting. Bösner, Stefan; Haasenritter, Jörg; Keller, Heidi; Hani, Maren Abu; Sönnichsen, Andreas C.; Baum, Erika; Donner-Banzhoff, Norbert // Deutsches Aerzteblatt International;7/1/2011, Vol. 108 Issue 26, p445
Background: The diagnosis of coronary heart disease (CHD) is a challenge for primary care physicians (PCPs). We studied the further course of 57 patients who presented to their PCPs with chest pain and were initially misdiagnosed as not having CHD as the cause of chest pain. Methods: The 57...