The fallout continues after President Donald Trump’s controversial comments following the violent street confrontations that left one person dead and several others injured last weekend in Charlottesville, VA.
With more than half of patients in the cardiac intensive care unit admitted for non-cardiac conditions, critical care cardiology specialists may require additional training or help from interventionists.
The widely used biomarker contributes to the hundreds of millions of dollars spent annually on cardiac care, but adds no value in evaluating patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome, researchers say.
Fifty-six percent of physicians in a Merritt Hawkins survey support a single-payer healthcare model, while 41% oppose it. The results are a direct inversion of the same question posed by the physician recruiting firm in a 2008 survey.