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Acute coronary syndrome: what do patients know?
TLDR
Patients who had undergone coronary artery bypass surgery felt significantly less vulnerable for a future acute myocardial infarction than other individuals of the same age.
Traumatic injuries.
The lungs are encased in two layers of pleural membranes. The visceral pleura is the inner membrane that covers the surface of the lung, while the parietal pleura is the outer membrane that covers
How Our ICU Decreased the Rate of Hospital‐Acquired Pressure Ulcers
TLDR
7 strategies the authors' intensive care unit implemented to decrease the rate of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers are described and an Access database to track weekly prevalence is created.
Assessing health literacy in heart failure patients.
ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
TLDR
Hyponatremia in patients with acute STEMI is a important predictor of thirty days mortality, and its severity was statistically significant in context to sex and duration of myocardial infarction.
Electrolyte imbalances.
Technological Distractions (Part 2): A Summary of Approaches to Manage Clinical Alarms With Intent to Reduce Alarm Fatigue
TLDR
There is no agreed upon valid metric(s) for alarm fatigue, and the current methods are mostly indirect, but there are promising avenues to address patient safety and quality problem.
A Randomized Clinical Trial to Reduce Patient Prehospital Delay to Treatment in Acute Coronary Syndrome
TLDR
The education and counseling intervention did not lead to reduced prehospital delay or increased ambulance use, and reducing the time from onset of ACS symptoms to arrival at the hospital continues to be a significant public health challenge.
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