Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

Lipid Testing After Acute Myocardial Infarction, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2018 Jan 25; Wang, et al

Clinical Pharmadynamics of Evolocumab, Clin Pharmacokinet; ePub 2018 Jan 20; Kasichayanula, et al

Lipoproteins & CV Outcomes in Dialysis Patients, J Clin Lipidol; ePub 2017 Dec 26; Kaysen, et al

Is Dual Lipid-Lowering Therapy Better?, Atherosclerosis; 2018 Feb; Gragnano, et al

sLOX-1 in Ischemic Stroke & Transient Ischemic Attack, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2018 Jan 12; Skarpengland, et al

Practice Management

Therapeutic Patient Education for CV Self-Management , Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes; ePub 2017 Jun 19; Barnason, et al

Can Women with CHD Have Safe Pregnancies?, Circulation; ePub 2017 Jan 12; Canobbio, et al

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Hypercholesterolemia

Lipid Testing After Acute Myocardial Infarction, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2018 Jan 25; Wang, et al

Clinical Pharmadynamics of Evolocumab, Clin Pharmacokinet; ePub 2018 Jan 20; Kasichayanula, et al

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Imaging

AHA Statement Evaluates Quality of CV Imaging , Circ Cardiovasc Imaging; ePub 2017 Dec 14; Shaw, et al

Imaging Options for Diagnosing Myocardial Ischemia, JAMA Cardiol; ePub 2017 Aug 16; Danad, et al

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Hypertension

Comparing CV Risk Factors in US and China, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2018 Jan 26; Lu, et al

BP Targets During Pediatric In-Hospital CPR, Circulation; ePub 2017 Dec 26; Berg, et al

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Lipid Disorders

AHA Issues Advisory on Dietary Fats & CVD , Circulation; ePub 2017 Jun 15; Sacks, et al

Fixed-Dose Combo Therapy for Prevention of ASCVD, Cochrane Database; ePub 2017 Mar 6; Bahiru, et al

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Stroke

Antibiotic Therapy in People with Acute Stroke, Cochrane Library; ePub 2018 Jan 22; Vermeij, et al

New Stroke Guideline Touts Crucial Treatments, Stroke; ePub 2018 Jan 24; Powers, et al

Read more in Stroke