cardiac assessment

car·di·ac as·sess·ment

(kahr'dē-ak ă-ses'mĕnt)
The appraisal of the cardiovascular system by a health care provider.
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The trust's new cardiac assessment unit, which picked up the team excellence accolade, while the specialist palliative care team won the medical director award.
Conduct thorough cardiac assessment, including history, physical examination, and determination of LVEF by echocardiogram or MUGA scan
SADS UK has urged the government to introduce cardiac assessment at the GP surgery to question family and personal medical history to identify people at risk.
SADS UK has urged Government to introduce cardiac assessment at the GP surgery to question family and personal medical history to identify people at risk.
The board said: 'Given uncontrolled BP, stage 3 CKD with estimated GFR of 50 ml/min, borderline raised troponin T level with significant history of ischemic heart disease and suboptimal care, Nawaz Sharif will benefit from hospitalisation so that optimal management and cardiac assessment can be initiated,' it said.
Different types of shock coexist, and mutual, transformational, continuous measurement of the hemodynamic variables is preferable; in these circumstances, therefore, quantitative cardiac assessment is also very important.[10] Unlike traditional echocardiography, CCE focuses on several key points, such as cardiac output, systolic function, volume status, and cardiac filling pressures, instead of comprehensive assessment.
ISLAMABAD:A new randomised clinical trial has found that smartphone application performs better than traditional exam in cardiac assessment.
03 (ANI): A new randomised clinical trial has found that smartphone application performs better than traditional exam in cardiac assessment.
Cardiac assessment of the pregnant patient can be difficult as common symptoms of pregnancy, such as breathlessness and fatigue, can mimic cardiac symptoms.
But based on a cardiac assessment, Jackson said his overall health "is excellent".
According to Dr Badr, the Heart Failure Clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment, including an electrocardiograph, radiography and ultrasound equipment, as well as cardiac assessment and re-evaluation devices."Apart from providing state-of-the-art services and quality equipment, we counsel patients on how to take their medication and educate them about the importance of a healthy lifestyle," he noted.
If a patient cannot perform four METs, this could prompt further cardiac workup by the Stepwise Approach to Perioperative Cardiac Assessment Treatment algorithm from the ACC/AHA Guidelines on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation and Management of Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery, because these patients have increased postoperative complications [1].
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