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Things that bug me about inadequate specification of symptoms or diagnoses

3. The patient has diabetes (or CKD or heart failure). What do these 3 sentences have in common? ... Define the heart failure (systolic dysfunction, preserved ejection fraction, etc.) and specify how severe it is?
September 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

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

MKSAP Quiz: 6-month history of exertional dyspnea

A. Asbestosis. B. Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia. C. Heart failure. D. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. ... The patient does not have physical examination findings consistent with heart failure (S.
July 2014

Shifting standards for hypertension

many exclusions: prior stroke, end-stage kidney disease, a prior cardiovascular procedure, and symptomatic heart failure within the last 6 months, among others.“ The issue is not the validity of the ... While the payoff in terms of reduced heart
March 2016

Top 10 afib pearls manage cardiology's ‘bread and butter’

noted. It's more common in patients with hypertension, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and sleep apnea. ... Those who have heart failure and atrial fibrillation together can be affected by what Dr.
June 2015

In the News

28 Lancet article said. To create the score, researchers selected 4,764 Framingham Heart Study subjects aged 45-95 years then monitored them for up to 10 years for a first ... Also, the younger a person was when heart failure or significant cardiac
April 2009

Internists should pursue innovative practice models

have diabetes, hypertension, and/or heart failure.
March 2013

New cholesterol guideline focuses on statin intensity, not LDL

Albert, MD, MPH, offered insight into the 2013 American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association guideline on treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk in adults. ... severe heart failure and those
June 2014

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