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PPC IV Literature Review Requirements (self-directed learning assignment): Cardiovascular Topics

Cardiovascular Topics - Page 1

Acute Coronary Syndromes, Atrial Fibrillation, Hypercholesterolemia/Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension,

Acute Coronary Syndromes

  • Comparing prasugrel versus clopidogrel to treat Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Comparing ticagrelor to clopidogrel for treating acute coronary syndromes
  • Comparing fondaparinux to enoxaparin in patients in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes
  • Aspirin + warfarin versus aspirin alone for treating acute coronary syndromes
  • Comparing aspirin to warfarin with Bleeding Complications in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes
  • Comparing vorapaxar versus vorapaxar with clopidogrel for treating patients after non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
  • Drug-eluting stents versus bare metal stents for treating acute coronary syndromes

Atrial Fibrillation

  • Dabigatran vs. warfarin in the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Apixaban vs. warfarin for the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Edoxaban vs. warfarin in the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Rivaroxaban vs. warfarin in the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Comparing amiodarone to sotalol for the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Comparing apixaban to warfarin for the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Amiodarone vs. sotalol in the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Verapamil vs. Diltiazem in the Acute Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Amiodarone vs. catheter ablation: treatment for patients with an implanted defibrillator who have atrial fibrillation and systolic heart failure

Hypercholesterolemia/Hyperlipidemia

  • Comparing simvastatin & atorvastatin for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Rosuvastatin versus simvastatin for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Comparing simvastatin to ezetimibe for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Comparing atorvastatin to ezetimibe for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Comparing ezetimibe/simvastatin combination therapy vs. simvastatin monotherapy for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Rosuvastatin versus atorvastatin for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Comparing ezetimibe/simvastatin combination therapy vs. atorvastatin monotherapy for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Fenofibrate versus atorvastatin for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Pitavastatin versus atorvastatin for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Extended-release niacin vs ezetimibe for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Extended-release niacin/simvastatin vs simvastatin monotherapy for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Comparing ezetimibe/ atorvastatin combination therapy vs. atorvastatin monotherapy for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia
  • Comparing alirocumab plus atorvastatin versus atorvastatin plus ezetimibe for lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)
  • Comparing alirocumab plus atorvastatin versus a double dose of atorvastatin for lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)
  • Evolocumab and Ezetimibe: Treating Patients with Muscle Related Statin Intolerance

Hypertension

  • Comparing the treatment of hypertension with atenolol and aetoprolol
  • Comparing the treatment of hypertension with benazepril and amlodipine
  • Comparing candesartan to amlodipine for the treatment of hypertension
  • Amlodipine vs. losartan/hydrochloriazide for treating hypertension
  • Amlodipine vs. valsartan/hydrochloriazide for treating hypertension
  • Amlodipine vs. atenolol for treating hypertension
  • Comparing olmesartan to ramipril in the treatment of hypertension
  • Indapamide SR vs. candesartan and amlodipine for the treatment of hypertension
  • Amlodipine with benazepril vs. benazepril with hydrochlorothiazide for treating hypertension
  • Comparing the effect atenolol vs metoprolol succinate on the vascular outcomes of patients with hypertension
  • Chlorthalidone versus hydrochlorothiazide for treating of primary hypertension
  • Treatment Options for Acute Maternal Hypertensive Emergency in Pregnancy: Hydralazine vs Nifedipine
  • Comparing the physician - pharmacist collaboration to usual care for the treatment of resistant hypertension