Hyperglycaemia in Acute Coronary Syndromes
Publisher: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence 2011
Number of pages: 232
This guideline covers the role of intensive insulin therapy in managing hyperglycaemia within the first 48 hours in people admitted to hospital for acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Intensive insulin therapy is defined as an intravenous infusion of insulin and glucose with or without potassium. For the purposes of this guideline, hyperglycaemia is defined as a blood glucose level above 11 mmol/litre.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
- Royal College of General Practitioners
This guideline gives recommendations to clinicians and others about lifestyle modification, cardiac rehabilitation, drug therapy and advice about which patients to refer for further assessment for possible coronary revascularisation.
by Robert Fitridge, Matthew Thompson - University of Adelaide Press
New updated edition first published with Cambridge University Press. This edition includes 29 chapters on topics as diverse as pathophysiology of atherosclerosis, vascular haemodynamics, haemostasis, thrombophilia and post-amputation pain syndromes.
by Jeffrey Shuhaiber - InTech
The assist devices will continue adding a large number of years of life to humans and empower the medical society to optimize heart failure therapy. This book reflects the contemporary research from a multitude of different experts in the field.
by Renato D Lopes, et al. - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common type of supraventricular tachyarrhythmia. While a supraventricular tachyarrhythmia is a tachycardic rhythm originating above the ventricular tissue, AF is characterized by uncoordinated atrial activation ...