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Letters to the Editor

I saw many older patients with hypertension, diabetes, cerebral vascular accidents and rheumatic heart disease. ... Congestive heart failure and mitral valve disease were very common. In three years, I saw only three cases of atrial fibrillation of
February 2010

Depression linked to cardiac death

Possible explanations could be autonomic dysfunction, higher resting heart rates and reduced heart rate variability. ... Researchers prospectively studied 63,469 women from the Nurses Health Study with no evidence of prior heart disease or stroke between
June 2020

Fundamental question

Palliative care is medical care that treats for patient comfort foremost, and does not seek to cure the underlying chronic illness, be it cancer or other advanced disease, like congestive heart ... failure or emphysema.
June 2020

Mobile devices offer advantages, challenges

Instead of drawing the inner ear or the heart the way she used to, for example, she bookmarks illustrations she likes and pulls them up as needed. ... For example, he likes ACS Trials, an app for clinical trials in heart failure, which costs $2.99.
April 2012

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
June 2020

Misusing medical technology and escalating the cost of health care

It has been found that having more than one lead can sometimes improve the heart's output for very carefully selected patients with heart failure.]. ... Her daughter reported this recommendation to the long time PCP who noted that her mother did not have
June 2020

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

New drugs approved for acute coronary syndromes, HIV

Ticagrelor (Brilinta) to reduce cardiovascular death and heart attack in patients with acute coronary syndromes. ... The study was stopped early after the data monitoring committee found a twofold increase in death, as well as twofold increases in stroke
October 2011

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.
June 2020

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

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