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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--Cardiologists should consider comorbidities, study says

For example, diabetes was a comorbidity in 41.7% of those with ischemic heart disease, 47.1% among heart failure patients, 37.1% in atrial fibrillation patients, and 41.5% in ... For example, 26.3% of heart failure patients had Alzheimer’s
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

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.
September 2019

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

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
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Cardiac care costs could triple by 2030

So, prevalence estimates for hypertension, CHD, heart failure, and stroke were generated using data from the 1999 to 2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. ... Hypertension accounts for 18% of CVD deaths in Western countries and is a
September 2019

A patient finds that his treatment is worse than the disease

A 78-year-old man with long-standing class III congestive heart failure is hospitalized in the intensive care unit with recurrent, life-threatening ventricular dysrhythmias. ... Therefore, in our case, if the patient were to die of a fatal dysrhythmia
June 2008

Learning the best way to assess jugular venous pressure

The rales of heart failure may improve in a case of congestive heart failure, but I'd say that when your patient is sleeping flat, no longer dyspneic, and no longer ... Timing of the descents can be done while palpating the carotid or when listening to
September 2019

Transitional care can be effective, underused

A heart failure patient was discharged with new medications that included a beta-blocker and a diuretic.
November 2018

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