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Managing medications in patients with heart failure

of drugs that should be avoided or used with caution in patients with heart failure. ... Abraham said. Minoxidil, a vasodilator, can worsen clinical outcomes in patients with heart failure.
February 2017

Heart failure, part two

Heart failure, part two. Now it's time for the bummer news about heart failure (HF). ... But, as Philip Poole-Wilson, MD, said in his inimitable English accent about the exercise and heart failure study: "Safety without benefit is a bit dull, really.".
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Cancer risk appears higher in heart failure patients

not have heart failure, after adjustment for BMI, smoking, and Charlson comorbidity index. ... non-cardiac morbidity and of cancer surveillance in the management of [heart failure] patients.".
May 2019

ACP Internist

This update covers a warning that sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors can cause ketoacidosis, and approval of a drug that can reduce hospitalizations from worsening chronic heart failure. ... This regulatory update covers an FDA review of the risk

Palliative care's place in noncancer morbidity | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

In heart failure and COPD, there is no time when stopping disease-modifying medications is actually helpful.”. ... All conditions have palliative care needs, she continued. Studies are continually published showing that palliative care can benefit
April 2019

QD: News Every Day--9 performance measures for heart failure expand use of beta-blockers to inpatient care, among other recommendations

outcomes. "In order to improve the quality of heart failure care, one has to provide measures of quality. ... Eight measures from the previous heart failure performance measures set, which were released in 2005, were retired.
May 2019

No kidding

to have an accompanying editorial called “Rethinking the focus of heart failure quality measures.” Both were authored by luminaries in the field. ... This is, of course, hard to pull off, because of the challenges associated with “managing
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Elderly want longevity over quality, but it's tough to predict

Don't assume elderly heart failure patients are assumed to prefer improved quality of life over longevity, study authors noted. ... Standard Medical Therapy in Elderly Patients with Congestive Heart Failure. End-of-life preferences were assessed by using
May 2019

Changes, challenges in treating heart failure

Readmissions among heart failure patients can be prevented with diligent, evidence-based primary care. ... Ivabradine and outcomes in chronic heart failure (SHIFT): a randomised placebo-controlled study.
February 2016

Stroke news of the obvious

And finally, stroke patients who have heart failure are more likely to die in the hospital than stroke patients without heart failure. ... vs. someone without that extra condition.) Stroke heart failure patients also stayed in the hospital longer and
May 2019

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