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The bad, the ugly and the good of electronic health records

Recently, a patient of mine with rate-controlled atrial fibrillation developed exertional dyspnea and an increased ventricular response.
July 2013

Senate declares Naturopathic Medicine Week, Wizardry Week still under debate

An EKG shows that his heart is beating at about 120 beats per minute in an irregular pattern called atrial fibrillation.
August 2019

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

and warfarin therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation.
August 2019

Airport pat-downs disputed as unhealthy

Potential health effects of airport security are being questioned for their possible health consequences, from spreading germs to radiation ...
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--Alcohol screening, counseling a mixed bag for primary care

Heavy drinking imposes significant risks for osteoporosis, many types of cancer, liver disease, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, stroke and multiple social and behavioral problems.
August 2019

Letters to the Editor

Brown, my father was having nonspecific symptoms that were initially attributed to flecainide for newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation.
September 2013

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for palpitations, fatigue

Catheter ablation is the most appropriate treatment for this patient with electrocardiographic evidence of atrial flutter. ... 1. Management of atrial flutter is similar to that for atrial fibrillation and includes catheter ablation, antiarrhythmic drug
October 2018

QD: News Every Day--Hypertension often not assessed in very elderly patients

Hypertension continues to be undertreated in the elderly, even though it can lead to significant clinical events, such as stroke, myocardial infarction, heart failure, PAD and atrial fibrillation.
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--CRP, fibrinogen levels could help asses risk for cardiovascular events

Furthermore, risk scores proposed solely for the prediction of stroke may involve additional risk factors that are not considered here, such as atrial fibrillation.".
August 2019

PADs impact exceeds that of many other cardiovascular conditions, expert says

Yet, PAD has more of an impact than atrial fibrillation or hypertension, and is the“ highest risk, most costly, most impactful disease that no one cares for,” he said.
August 2019

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