Month: December 2012

Exercise Testing After PCI

Recurrent ischemia and cardiac events are common after PCI and CABG, signifying that coronary artery disease may still be progressing. Guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association suggest...

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FDA Approves Eliquis Anti-Clotting Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the anti-clotting drug Eliquis (apixaban), an oral tablet used to reduce the risk of stroke and dangerous blood clots (systemic embolism) in patients with atrial fibrillation...

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Enhancing Consultations in the ED

In EDs nationwide, consultations between emergency physicians (EPs) and other doctors or specialists for advice or intervention regarding patient care occur on a daily basis. Emergency medicine (EM) consultation is an important...

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