Eagle’s Eye View: Your Weekly CV Update from ACC.org (Week of April 25)

In this week’s View, Dr. Eagle discusses automated external defibrillators delivered by drones to patients with suspected out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, then looks at the USPSTF report on aspirin for primary prevention. Finally, Dr. Eagle explores the association of race, ethnicity, and rurality with major leg amputation or death among Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized with diabetic foot ulcers.

Clinical Topics: Arrhythmias and Clinical EP, Dyslipidemia, Prevention, Vascular Medicine, Implantable Devices, SCD/Ventricular Arrhythmias, Nonstatins, Novel Agents, Statins

Keywords: Diabetic Foot, African Americans, Amputation, Risk Factors, Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors, Aspirin, Primary Prevention, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Stroke, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Disease Risk Factors, Diabetes Mellitus, Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest, Defibrillators, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

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