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MKSAP Quiz: Joint pain, rash, and weakness

For severe end-organ damage from mixed cryoglobulinemia, including kidney failure, gastrointestinal vasculitis, rapidly progressive neuropathy, pulmonary or central nervous system vasculitis, or heart failure, rituximab is a first-line agent
June 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

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.
January 2021

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
January 2021

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
January 2021

Lessons learned by studying sore throats for 35 years

Two great examples come to mind – Helicobacter pylori causing ulcer disease and beta-blockers treating systolic heart failure.
January 2021

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.
January 2021

The role of a lifetime in medical education

Obviously, certain conditions cannot be acted out, like a heart murmur or pneumonia, but they can have neurologic symptoms or psychiatric symptoms,” he said. ... For example, there is technology available that will allow medical students to practice
April 2018

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.
January 2021

Top 10 afib pearls manage cardiology's ‘bread and butter’

noted. It's more common in patients with hypertension, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and sleep apnea. ... Those who have heart failure and atrial fibrillation together can be affected by what Dr.
June 2015

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