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New cardiac warning for fluoroquinolones

of a reprocessing failure. ... Common side effects include headache, diarrhea, nausea, chills, fever, infection, congestive heart failure, insomnia, cough, and rash.
February 2019

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

Reconciling conflicting diabetes guidance

on diabetes,” he said.“ It's still a major source of morbidity, heart attacks, amputation, blindness, kidney failure, and neuropathy and deserves all of our attention.”. ... disease or congestive heart failure) because the harms outweigh the
June 2018

An individual effort to smooth transitions

From June to October 2015, Dr. Wingate intervened every time one of her practice's community-dwelling elderly (65 years or older) patients was hospitalized with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart ... failure, acute myocardial infarction,
September 2017

QD: News Every Day--Hypertension often not assessed in very elderly patients

reduction in stroke, a 23% reduction in cardiovascular death, a 64% reduction in heart failure, and a 21% reduction in all-cause mortality. ... of many drugs for hypertension, precipitate and aggravate heart failure, induce acute renal failure in
September 2019

A neighborhood approach to better health

Georgia. For example, a heart failure patient perceived as noncompliant might instead lack the health literacy skills to understand his or her medications or have little to no access to decent ... Just recently, Dr. Feldman and residents on hospital
January 2016

ACPNET brings continuing medical education into the clinic

When ACP merged with ASIM, the network was renamed QNet, and it began a series of studies of common conditions such as diabetes, asthma, congestive heart failure, anticoagulation and cholesterol screening.
March 2008

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
September 2019

With diagnosis, the adjectives are just as important as the nouns

You present a patient with a past medical history of chronic kidney disease, heart failure and type 2 diabetes. ... Cardiologists and coders demand that we further define the heart failure: left or right, if left systolic dysfunction or preserved
September 2019

Of Research, RxESPECT, And Silver Spoons

An editorial in the same issue asserted that the“ final nail” had been driven into the CoQ10 for heart failure hypothesis. ... The predictable ensued: carvedilol has long been incorporated into the standard care of congestive heart failure, whereas
September 2019

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