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Warning on NSAIDs; new schizophrenia drug approved

Sacubitril/valsartan (Entresto) tablets for the treatment of heart failure. In a clinical trial of more than 8,000 patients, the drug was shown to reduce the rate of cardiovascular death ... Most patients were also receiving approved heart failure
September 2015

In the News

ischemia, and. whether the patient is already taking the right heart medications and dosages. ... They have been endorsed by the American Society of Echocardiography, Heart Failure Society of America and Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.
February 2009

QD: News Every Day--More family practitioners means fewer hospital readmissions

The report, a one-page policy paper that appeared on the website for the American Academy of Family Physicians, states that combined readmissions for pneumonia, heart attack, and heart failure in ... Researchers derived their figures from two U.S.
September 2019

Does ACA coverage really make a difference?

Adults are more likely to die from trauma or other serious acute conditions, such as heart attacks or strokes;. ... Adults with cancer, cardiovascular disease (including hypertension, coronary heart disease, and congestive heart failure), stroke,
March 2015

Solving mysterious chronic cough cases

You're not thinking about congestive heart failure.” An internist can be less suspicious of chronic lung disease if the patient doesn't smoke and can be less suspicious of allergy
July 2018

QD: News Every Day--Drug adherence can save patients thousands in later acute care

Adherence was associated with significantly lower annual inpatient hospital days, ranging from 1.18 fewer days for dyslipidemia to 5.72 fewer days for congestive heart failure. ... But adherence reduced average annual medical spending by $8,881 in
September 2019

Health reform's winners and losers: by the numbers

More than 2.8 million have been diagnosed with diabetes. Altogether, more than 5.7 million have been diagnosed with these ailments, or stroke, emphysema, heart failure, and similarly serious conditions,”
January 2014

Taking team care from policy to practice

When I get sicker, the nurse practitioner brings in the doc, and when I get even sicker, the heart failure doctor comes in to help the internist.
January 2014

The truth about Popeye and other iron tidbits

the complications are the same as with hereditary hemochromatosis, and they can die of liver failure and heart failure, just like the hereditary variant,” said Dr.
June 2017

Sussing out sleep apnea disorders

Rowley said. Patients with heart failure are more likely to have either obstructive or central apnea and thus should be regularly screened, he said. ... Portable sleep monitors might be an option in those individuals without other serious medical
March 2015

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