Respond to one of the following in a minimum of 175 words:
Review the American College of Cardiology website.
- Write a message discussing the evidence-based guidelines related to the disease process and how they can assist you when making decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances.
- What is the sequence you should follow to evaluate for CAD? What is the expected current post-hospital regimen most MI, CAD, and CHF patients are ordered to follow? What medications will these patients be on? Why?
- Your patient wants to use chelation therapy for treatment of his CAD. How do you feel about using chelation therapy? How would you respond to your patient? Why?
- Discuss treatment protocol for chronic atrial fibrillation including pharmacologic and possible interventions/procedures.