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QD: News Every Day--'No simple relationship' between primary care access, better health

The report also found that having an annual primary care visit did not keep patients out of the hospital for diabetes and congestive heart failure.
September 2019

Is adaptive servo ventilation still good for anything?

Both speakers agreed that last year's SERVE-HF trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, was the end of adaptive servo ventilation (ASV) as a treatment for heart ... failure patients who have Cheyne-Stokes breathing.
September 2019

The high cost of high cost

Treat blood pressure? Not worth it. Treat congestive heart failure? I guess I can fork out the money.
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Medicare projects tie financial incentives to quality care

All 10 physician groups achieved benchmark performance on the 10 heart failure and 7 coronary artery measures. ... Over the first four years of the demonstration, the physician groups increased their quality scores an average of 10% on 10 diabetes
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--Rosiglitazone to face scrutiny

1.34) for heart failure; 1.14 (95% CI, 1.05-1.24) for death; and 1.18 (95% CI, 1.12-1.23) for the composite of myocardial infarction, stroke, ... heart failure or death.
September 2019

Ebola!!! What about everything else? Influenza for instance

Its symptoms are fever, headache, cough, sore throat, runny nose, sometimes also heart failure, respiratory failure and brain dysfunction.
September 2019

Things that bug me includes the improper use of diuretics

But diuretics are primarily symptom relief medications. I often ask students and residents to write this sentence, memorize it, and use it:“ The purpose of diuretic therapy in systolic heart failure ... And yet“ heart failure” is the single most
September 2019

How internal medicine attendings can incorporate basic sciences

Systolic heart failure, home oxygen, the serum ascites albumin gradient, lactic acidosis and the use of biventricular pacing all benefit from a basic science understanding.
September 2019

New BP guideline seeks earlier intervention

Use a validated automatic device with an upper arm cuff at heart level. ... blockers only if patients have coronary disease or heart failure.
March 2018

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