A nurse-led intervention reduced risk factors, anxiety, and depression in patients waiting for CABG
- Ferrous musings from the CABG patch. Reynolds, Gary // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/23/2006, Vol. 333 Issue 7569, p631
The author, a physician, tells of his recovery from two vessel coronary artery bypass graft surgery. He is prescribed iron because his wife and community cardiac nurse thinks he looks anemic. After a complicated determination of the lifespan of red blood cells in the setting of a blood...
- PRESCRIPTION OF SECONDARY PREVENTION MEDICATIONS TWO YEARS POST CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING: AN AUDIT OF REGIONAL PRACTICE. Lampridis, Savvas; Beattie, Rory; Jeganathan, Reubendra // Ulster Medical Journal;Jan2016, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p42
This article presents a study on medium to long-term adherence to guidelines on secondary prevention prescription on discharge of patients who underwent coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). It discusses the health risks associated with CABG, the benefits of secondary prevention medications to...
- Health-related quality of life after coronary revascularisation surgery. Oelofsen, Natius; Fullard, Josua P.P.; Foxcroft, Cheryl D. // South African Journal of Psychology;Jun98, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p85
Presents information on a study which examined the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of South African coronary artery bypass graft recipients. Description of the research population utilized; Research methodology used in the study; Generic health ratings of coronary surgery recipients.
- CABG or angioplasty: Making the choice. O'Keefe Jr, JH; Sutton, MB // Patient Care;9/30/1994, Vol. 28 Issue 15, p102
Compares the survival rates of patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery and angioplasty in patients older than 70. Description of the sample; Treatment of CABG patients.
- Patients shouldn't bypass roommates. Doskoch, Peter // Psychology Today;Mar/Apr97, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p24
Provides information on why preoperative coronary bypass patients with a postoperative bypass roommate recover sooner than patients who have private quarters. Factors that affects speed recovery of patients.
- Lowering the death rate after bypass surgery. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;May96, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p62I
States the physicians who perform coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, then exchange information with each other are likely to see fewer death among their patients. Information on a regional intervention study; Lower mortality rates due to intervention programs; Detailed information in...
- Operative mortality among elderly undergoing CABG. O'Connor, Deborah L. // Patient Care;5/15/1998, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p26
Presents the results of a Canadian study on the decline in operative mortality (OM) among elderly patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). Comments made by Joan Ivanov, MSc, the lead author of the study; Information on the participants used in the study; Impact of poor...
- Emergency Transfusion of Incompatible Red Blood Cells. Ong, Menchu G.; Ezidiegwu, Christian; Beadling, Wendy; Rosales, Lazaro G. // Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine;Sep2008, Vol. 132 Issue 9, p1386
A letter to the editor is presented which discusses a case of a 51-year-old woman who developed anti-Lub and anti-E followed with multiple transfusions for coronary artery bypass surgery.
- Return to work and quality of life after surgery for coronary artery disease. Westaby, Stephen; Sapsford, Ralph N.; Bentall, Hugh H. // British Medical Journal;10/27/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6197, p1028
Evaluates the quality of life after surgery for coronary artery disease. Changes of work capability; Assessment of lifestyle to patients undergone with aortocoronary bypass operations; Recovery of patients from angina after six months.
- Teamwork pays off. Moore Jr., J. Duncan // Modern Healthcare;05/11/98, Vol. 28 Issue 19, p28
Provides information on the report released by Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council regarding the mortality rate of coronary artery bypass graft operations in the state. Percentage of decline in heart attack mortality; Pilot states for a medical quality improvement study.