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Restrictive or Liberal Transfusion Strategy in Myocardial Infarction and Anemia (MINT Trial)

Background: Concurrent anemia worsens outcomes in patients that present with acute myocardial infarctions. Transfusions increase the oxygen carrying capacity of blood which can improve the perfusion of at-risk cardiac tissue. However, transfusions are also associated with immunosuppression, thrombotic phenomena, volume …

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CardiovascularHematology and Oncology

The Importance of Reciprocal Changes in aVL

ECG interpretation is one of the most important skills to master as an emergency ¬†physician, and its interpretation can be very complex and frustrating. ECG manifestations can be very subtle, and sometimes the earliest and only ECG change seen will …

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Cardiovascular

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