18th Congress, ACS Abstracts

The following are ACS Abstracts presented at the 18th Congress, which took place May 5-7, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas.

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Code Pulmonary Embolism: Creation of a Multidisciplinary Program to Improve Care of Patients with Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolism

Impact of "Team Focused CPR" Protocol on Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survival

Impact of Special Training on Dispatcher-Assisted CPR

System Chest Pain Accreditation: Lessons Learned

Diagnosis and Management of Complete Atrioventricular Block in Children

"Requiring Intravenous Nitroglycerin" Should be Considered a High Risk Feature in Patients with Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction and Unstable Angina.

Reduction of Heart Catheterizations in the CPC Population - A Process Improvement Initiative

Field Activated STEMI Immediate Feedback Program

MI Alert False Activation Reduction

Measurement of Motion of Carotid Bifurcation Plaques

Heart School: Nurses Teaching Heart Healthy Behavior and Early Heart Attack Care (EHAC) by Partnering with Schools

Gender Inequality on ECG to Decision Time for Primary PCI Treatment of STEMI

Reducing Recognition-to-Balloon Time for Inpatient ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)

Whole Exome Next-Generation Sequencing Identifies Novel Disease Genes In Primary Vascular Aneurysms

Broken Hearts and Broken Promises: How Overly Technical Websites are Letting Heart Patients Down

The Analysis of Coronary Artery Plaque Composition by Virtual Histology Intravascular Ultrasound Depending on Augmentation index

Factors for Predicting a Success of Highly Intensive Smoking Cessation Intervention in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction

Psychological Characteristics of Patients with Chest Pain at the Cardiology Outpatient Department

Lessons Learned from a Retrospective Analysis of the Lean Process in Acute Coronary Syndrome Care

Delayed Detection NSTEMI — Patient Characteristics and Outcomes

Process Improvement Project: Improving Heparin Dosing for AMI Patients

Developing New Workflows after Emergency Department Expansion

Every Minute Counts: Identifying Phases to Shorten Door-to-Balloon Time

Two Hour Protocol Using Sensitive Troponin I and Stress Testing in the Emergency Department for the Early Management of Chest Pain

Factors Affecting Positive Predictive Value of Non-invasive Stress Testing with Coronary Angiography in a Community Hospital