Jessica L. Mega, M.D.
, and David A. Morrow, M.D., M.P.H
Dr. Morrow is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Dr. Mega is a Cardiovascular Fellow, Harvard Medical School. Both are active investigators in the TIMI Study Group, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
Within the past 12 months, Dr. Morrow has received research grant support from Accumetrics, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer Healthcare, Beckman Coulter, Biosite, Bristol-Myers Squibb, CV Therapeutics, Eli Lilly and Company, GlaxoSmithKline, Inotek Pharmaceuticals, Integrated Therapeutics, Merck, Merck-Schering Plough Joint Venture, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Nuvelo, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Pfizer, Roche Diagnostics, Sanofi Aventis and Schering-Plough. He has been on the Speakers Bureau of Bayer Diagnostics, Beckman-Coulter, Dade-Behring, Sanofi Aventis and Roche Diagnostics, and been a consultant/advisor to Beckman-Coulter, Critical Diagnostics, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics and Sanofi Aventis. Within the past 12 months, Dr. Mega has received research grant support from Schering Plough.
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Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Describe pathophysiologic and clinical features of diagnoses across the spectrum of acute coronary syndromes
- Discuss the role of risk stratification in the evaluation and management of patients with ACS
- Evaluate the optimal approaches for reperfusion therapy for individual patients presenting with ST elevation MI
- Integrate the evidence from clinical trials of antiplatelet and antithrombotic therapy into clinical practice.