Introduction 0 It’s common for critically ill patients to be screened for MI using troponin. Troponin levels are often positive. One thing leads to another, and before you know it the frail 99-year-old lady you admitted for a COPD exacerbation has an intracranial hemorrhage from the heparin drip she was put on because her troponin […]
On August 17th 2013 The Lancet published what appears to be Eli Lilly’s face saving article on its derailed quest to replace its predecessor, clopidogrel (1).In its attempt to emulate Bristol Meyer with its triple C (CURE, CREDO, CLARITY) trials, pull the wool over the healthcare industry’s global eyes and become the second leading sold drug […]
Electrocardiograms can be subtle; but you can’t miss them or patients die. Today, I interview, Dr. Stephen Smith of the incredible blog: Dr. Smith’s EKG Blog.