Acute mesenteric ischemia

With a mortality rate exceeding 50%, acute mesenteric ischemia requires prompt nursing identification and vascular intervention. Most patients experience acute onset of abdominal pain out of proportion to…

Heart failure management: Updated guidelines

The 2022 heart failure management update includes patient-centric recommendations focused on stages, primary prevention, left ventricular ejection fraction classification, pharmacologic management, and comorbidity management.

Mobile stroke units

Mobile stroke units (MSUs), ambulances equipped to evaluate, diagnose, and treat strokes in the prehospital environment, decrease door-to-thrombolytic administration time, cut door-to-thrombectomy time, reduce the risk of mortality…

Type 2 diabetes in Asian Americans

Follow evidence-based guidelines to target individual care needs. Takeaways: Using body mass index as an indicator for type 2 diabetes is now considered inaccurate, especially among Asians, who…

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