Guidance to improve pre-hospital triage, routing of suspected stroke patients amid COVID-19

May is American Stroke Month   AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   DALLAS, May 13, 2020 — Leading stroke experts from the American Heart Association’s Stroke Council today issued a new framework/guidance, “Pre-hospital Triage of Acute Stroke Patients During the… COVID-19 –…

4.23 – What Easing of Social Restrictions Means for Patients and Caregivers

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation – MMRF BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are…

Stroke rates among COVID-19 patients are low, but cases are more severe; overall stroke hospital admissions are down globally

May is American Stroke Month | AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   DALLAS, May 21, 2020 — The rate of strokes in COVID-19 patients appears relatively low, but a higher proportion of those strokes are presenting in younger people and are often…

No evidence blanket ‘do-not-resuscitate’ orders for COVID-19 patients are necessary

Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Journal Report   AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   DALLAS, May 22, 2020 — It’s inappropriate to consider blanket do-not-resuscitate orders for COVID-19 patients because adequate data is not yet available on U.S…. COVID-19 – American Heart…

American Heart Association issues call to action to prevent venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients

Statement Highlights:  The projected annual cost of preventable hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism (VTE) is $ 7 billion to $ 10 billion per year. Most estimates place the US annual incidence of diagnosed VTE in adults at 1 to 2 per 1000…

American Heart Association urges patients to quickly call 911 for chest pain or heart symptoms

Circulation Journal Report AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4 a.m. CT/5 a.m. ET, Saturday, May 2, 2020   DALLAS, May 2, 2020 — American Heart Association volunteer experts issued Temporary Emergency Guidance to STEMI Systems of Care… COVID-19…

No evidence blanket ‘do-not-resuscitate’ orders for COVID-19 patients are necessary

Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Journal Report   AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   DALLAS, May 22, 2020 — It’s inappropriate to consider blanket do-not-resuscitate orders for COVID-19 patients because adequate data is not yet available on U.S…. COVID-19 – American Heart…

Stroke rates among COVID-19 patients are low, but cases are more severe; overall stroke hospital admissions are down globally

May is American Stroke Month | AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   DALLAS, May 21, 2020 — The rate of strokes in COVID-19 patients appears relatively low, but a higher proportion of those strokes are presenting in younger people and are often…

American Heart Association issues call to action to prevent venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients

Statement Highlights:  The projected annual cost of preventable hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism (VTE) is $ 7 billion to $ 10 billion per year. Most estimates place the US annual incidence of diagnosed VTE in adults at 1 to 2 per 1000…

Guidance to improve pre-hospital triage, routing of suspected stroke patients amid COVID-19

May is American Stroke Month   AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   DALLAS, May 13, 2020 — Leading stroke experts from the American Heart Association’s Stroke Council today issued a new framework/guidance, “Pre-hospital Triage of Acute Stroke Patients During the… COVID-19 –…