Cardiovascular Disease Resource Center

Click on the subcategory below to find drug monographs for that particular area.

Evidence-Based Care for Atrial Fibrillation

The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association is pleased to provide Evidence-Based Care of the Patient with Atrial Fibrillation: A Call to Action for Nurses and Advanced Practice Nurses. This series of articles is designed to guide and support the clinical practice of those managing patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common cardiac arrhythmia in the United States.

Role of Caffeine in SVT

How does caffeine affect patients with symptomatic supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)?

Dyslipidemia, High BP Among Youth

About 1 in 5 children and adolescents had adverse lipid concentrations, and 1 in 10 had borderline high or high blood pressure (BP)

Do Statins Cause BPH, Sexual Dysfunction?

A study evaluates the link between use and male gonadal and sexual function.

Combo Hypertension Drugs

View this chart on combination hypertension drugs for a quick overview on treatment options.

NSAIDs and VTE Risk

Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may increase risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE).

FDA: Asthma Drug Dangers

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about a slightly increased risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events among patients being treated with Xolair (omalizumab; Genentech and Novartis) for asthma compared to those not treated with Xolair.

Drug-Coated Balloon Catheter PTA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lutonix DCB (Lutonix 035 Drug Coated Balloon) Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) Catheter.

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