Cardiology Resource Center

Cardiac CTA

Acute chest pain is the most common diagnosis in the emergency department that requires expeditious and meticulous diagnostic testing and clinical decision-making.1 A diagnosis of chest pain can be challenging to exclude even after careful assessment and evaluation. As a result, patients often are needlessly…

Cardiac CTA

This article appeared in the September 2015 issue of ADVANCE. 1. Hwang, I, Kim, Y, Kim, K, Shen, D, Lee, S, Kim, H, Sohn, D, (2014). Diagnostic yield of coronary angiography in patients with acute chest pain: role of noninvasive test. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2014;…

NPs & Heart Failure

Heart failure (HF) affects 5.1 million people and is responsible for one in nine deaths. It is estimated that more than half of the people diagnosed with heart failure die within five years of diagnosis. Approximately 20% of Medicare beneficiaries are readmitted within 30…

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