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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.
October 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

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 ...
October 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.
October 2019

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.
October 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.".
October 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.
October 2019

The changing nature of truth, and warfarin for afib

The second is that UpToDate recommends use of Pradaxa (dabigatran), Xarelto (rivaroxaban) or apixaban for prevention of strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation rather than Coumadin (warfarin.) I have written several
October 2019

Bariatric surgery device linked to deaths

Serious side effects include hemorrhage, infections, cytopenias, atrial fibrillation, hypertension, second primary malignancies, and tumor lysis syndrome.
October 2017

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