Search results for "Heart Failure"

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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

Tips on transforming practices to fit changing models of care

I can say, ‘Mr. Smith, I'd like you to learn more about heart failure.
January 2014

Experts offer advice on oral drugs, insulin for diabetes

Peters has patients who've used them for 15 years. Risks include significant weight gain, edema and heart failure, long-bone fracture and a possible increase in myocardial infarction for rosiglitazone, ... She has not seen congestive heart failure
June 2011

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

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

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

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

Catch up on new COPD guidelines

I will particularly draw your attention to exacerbations of congestive heart failure, because these are underdiagnosed in the population of patients who have COPD and should be carefully looked for,” she ... Cho, noting that the most common readmission
June 2018

MKSAP Quiz: new-onset atrial fibrillation

Although these defects have been successfully repaired for over 50 years, most patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot have cardiac residua that may manifest with symptoms of dyspnea, heart failure, or ... However, the primary features include right
September 2010

Understanding MIPS, how much patients cost 'the system'

The episode-based measures include Medicare Part A and Part B payments for services determined to be related to a triggering high-cost condition or procedure (such as congestive heart failure,
April 2017

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