According to AMA Council on Medical Education, there were 50,993 practicing physicians aged 65 years or above in 1975; in 2013, the number had increased to 241,642 physicians.
The American College of Cardiology has developed a new expert consensus decision pathway for risk assessment, management, and clinical trajectories of patients hospitalized with heart failure.
The updated guidelines focus on chronic coronary syndrome as opposed to stable CAD to emphasize that CAD is categorized as either acute coronary syndrome or chronic coronary syndrome.
Clinicians can manage their emotions and behaviors to meet the challenges of working productively with sometimes abrasive and argumentative patients.
Significant improvements to the management of metabolic syndrome after liver transplantation must be made to reduce the risk for CV events and mortality.
Jemima Albayda, MD, discusses the cardiac complications in idiopathic inflammatory myopathies.
The American College of Physicians endorses the necessity of a comprehensive process for disclosure of potential conflicts of interest to ensure the integrity of clinical guidelines and guidance statements.
Two similarly controlled landmark trials provide conflicting results regarding the clinical guidelines for management of acute hypertension in individuals with intracerebral hemorrhage. However, focusing exclusively on blood pressure targets may obscure a critical finding.
This scientific statement released by the American Heart Association covers noninvasive assessment of limb perfusion, including limitations associated with currently available technology.
Post-ICU syndrome includes psychological effects — depression, anxiety, and PTSD — as well as worsened physical functioning.