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Dollars and sense, baby and bathwater: the case for CAM research

I was taught adamantly throughout the entire expanse of my training years to avoid these drugs in heart failure like the plague. ... As an example, in 2001 a paper was published in The Lancet demonstrating the benefits of a drug called carvedilol in
June 2020

Palliative care's place outside cancer

Hutchinson said, while, for example, in advanced heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diuretics and bronchodilators are consistent with comfort. ... In heart failure and COPD, it is rare that stopping disease-modifying
June 2019

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

Guidelines have a major problem

What clues must we consider prior to using a guideline. Too often we see patients with diagnostic labels and “perfect” treatment for those labels, such as congestive heart failure or chronic
June 2020

Recalls target cold products, digoxin, defibrillators, diet aids

Patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or heart disease often take nitrates, and ED is a common problem in men with these conditions. ... disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke.
June 2009

Combat cardiac risks of cancer therapies

As if surviving cancer weren't enough, many oncology patients are then faced with another problem—heart failure. ... heart failure and we can prevent interruption of cancer therapy as well,” said Dr.
September 2018

Oncologic ‘horrors' can beset hospitalized patients

Adriamycin, or “the red devil,” is used in many cancer treatment regimens and carries a congestive heart failure risk of 5% for patients at a lifetime dose of 500 mg/m. ... The symptoms/signs of toxicity are renal failure, peripheral neuropathy, and
June 2014

Risks seen with anemia, asthma drugs; insulin syringes recalled

The first percutaneous heart valve, the Medtronic Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve and Ensemble Delivery System. ... risk of tumor growth and shorten survival in patients with cancer and increase the risk of heart attack, heart failure, stroke or
April 2010

A disparity you can do something about

Blacks are vastly more likely to develop heart failure at a young age than whites, the researchers found. ... Control those conditions in young blacks and the disparity in heart failure should decline.
June 2020

Unmask malnutrition with careful questions

An 84-year-old woman had hypertension, arthritis, a history of chronic heart failure, and mild cognitive impairment. ... Given a new focus on chronic inflammation as a cause of malnutrition, internists should consider at risk any patient with a chronic
April 2015

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