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Ward attending notes to my younger self

Understanding makes our task much easier. A patient with COPD comes in dyspneic. ... Unless we understand the differential diagnosis of worsening dyspnea in a COPD patient, we may treat the patient incorrectly.
August 2020

Thankful to have become an internist

dysfunction, COPD, etc.) and we can often prevent secondary complications or at least delay them.
August 2020

Antibiotic resistance--should we blame primary care or ICU physicians?

We should not use antibiotics for colds or bronchitis (other than when complicating COPD).
August 2020

3 highly effective ways to reduce readmissions

The nature of illness is that it's a fragile time for our patients, and particularly for those with chronic underlying illnesses such as COPD or congestive heart failure.
August 2020

Eggs, oxygen, and the perennially breathless state of nutrition

The exceptions are known as “CO2 retainers.” These are people generally with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), typically as a consequence of long-term smoking. ... But here's the rub! This very population, people with COPD and CO2
August 2020

The Emperor of Performance has no clothes

Multiple times I have had patients admitted to the hospital on perfect treatment for presumed systolic dysfunction, but since the patients really had COPD, OSA and right side heart failure, the
August 2020

Another reason to skip the soda: Potassium depletion

To illustrate, the editorialist relates a case from his own files in which a 51-year-old man with COPD, hypertension and idiopathic gastroparesis developed persistent hypokalaemia, generalized weakness and loose
August 2020

5 big risk factors for getting very sick from coronavirus

It could be a 75-year old with heart disease and COPD, or a 22-year old on immunosuppression because of Crohn's disease.
August 2020

QD: News Every Day--Cardiologists should consider comorbidities, study says

A quarter of adults in the U.S. have 2 or more chronic medical conditions, as do more than two-thirds of seniors, yet there are few clinical...
August 2020

QD: News Every Day--15 top causes of death detailed

Heart disease remains the single most common cause of death, reported the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its annual report. ...
August 2020

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