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Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Children With Congenital Heart Disease: Evaluation and Management

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  • Greater risk of developmental disorders and developmental delay for children with congenital heart disease (CHD)
  • Provides an algorithm for monitoring neurodevelopmental outcomes in high risk CHD patients
  • Survivors of complex CHD increasing in number; they represent a group who are at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders
 
Read the full article in Circulation
Circulation. 2012: published online before print July 30, 2012, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e318265ee8a.

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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Jul 30, 2012 3:29 PM CDT
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Antiplatelet Supporting Roles in Managing UA/NSTEMI: Guideline Update

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  • Gain confidence in the newest oral antiplatelets
  • Tools for applying the revised guidelines (i.e., dosing table and flowcharts)
  • Best strategies to optimize patient outcomes in UA/NSTEMI
 
Read the full article in Circulation
Circulation. 2012: published online before print July 16, 2012, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e318256f1e0.
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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Jul 16, 2012 3:38 PM CDT
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Non-Nutritive Sweeteners: Current Use and Health Perspectives

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  • Consumption of non-nutritive sweeteners is on the rise without a full understanding of implications to weight, added sugars intake and calories.
  • Smart use of non-nutritive sweeteners could positively impact added sugars intake, body weight, and lowering CVD risk.
  • For people with diabetes, non-nutritive sweeteners can aid in glucose control.
 
Read the full article in Circulation

Circulation. 2012: published online before print July 9, 2012, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31825c42ee.
 
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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Jul 9, 2012 3:17 PM CDT
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Cardiac Disease Evaluation and Management Among Kidney and Liver Transplantation Candidates
 

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  • Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality for those with end-stage non-cardiac organ failure both before and after transplantation.
  • The unique characteristics of end-organ failure transplant candidates require careful consideration during cardiac evaluation.
  • This paper addresses gaps in existing guidelines for consideration during cardiac disease evaluation in kidney and liver transplant candidates.
     
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    Circulation. 2012: published online before print July 2, 2012, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31823eb07a.


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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Jul 2, 2012 5:06 PM CDT

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Excellent comments , Incidentally , if someone is wanting a DA 31 , my assistant edited a blank document here http://goo.gl/sm5zJK
Looking forward to the new materials and implementing them into our classes.
HI Janet!It looks like the ACLS materials will be available in in Spring 2016. This date could change.http://2015eccguidelines.heart.org/ is a great resource for everything about the new guidelines. One of our distributors, Channing Bete, has an information page about the new guidelines and updated materials that I found very helpful: http://aha...
When can I purchase the 2015 ACLS Manual?
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