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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

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

Rheumatologists consider cancer, cardiovascular disease

Those RA patients who do have a heart attack also fare worse afterwards than other patients. ... They are at higher risk of dying or developing heart failure after the heart attack, an analysis of 38 patients found.“ Of course, the next question is why?
February 2009

QD: News Every Day--Six large systems seek best practices for common conditions

The first three conditions to be studies are knee replacement, diabetes and heart failure.
September 2019

10 eyes for looking at disease

Inadequacy (caused by mechanical failure). . ... Incompetence (caused by physiological failure, heart failure would presumably fall in both). .
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Telemedicine advances ease patient adoption

Heart failure is a particular target because its increasingly common, its easily triggered (by as little as too much salt on food, for example) it costs so much to manage in
September 2019

Since knowledge evolves, what is the implication for performance measures?

In the early 80s we castigated students and residents for using beta blockers in patients with heart failure, now with systolic dysfunction we would castigate those who did not use beta
September 2019

Pneumonia death rates added to Hospital Compare site

The measure on 30-day mortality from pneumonia joins existing 30-day mortality measures for heart failure and heart attack. ... The heart attack mortality rate dropped to 16.1% in 2008 from 16.3% in 2007, for example.
September 2019

ACC conference: Resistant hypertension

Such a reduction could have "huge" benefits for mortality, stroke and heart failure, said David Holmes, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Mayo Clinic who moderated a press conference where the study
September 2019

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