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Lupus presentation may be an ‘imitator’

The experts agree that complex cases involving active disease, life-threatening disease, multiple organs, or comorbidities such as heart failure should be managed primarily by a rheumatologist. ... A paper in the August 2005 Nature Clinical Practice
November 2014

Digoxin, Biosite Triage Cardiac Panel, insulin pumps recalled

A lower-than-labeled dose may pose a risk of heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms. ... Tolvaptan (Samsca) to treat hyponatremia associated with congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis and the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion.
July 2009

Tips for using statins, PCSK9 inhibitors in chronic CAD

Several health organizations suggest lowering LDL cholesterol to 70 mg/dL, but 2013 guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology (AHA/ACC) shy away from specific ... myocardial infarction, stroke, or congestive
June 2017

Keys to taking a neurological history

Samuels. At recent American Academy of Neurology meetings, he noted, neurologists who have become progressively more uncomfortable dealing with heart failure and hypertension sought out courses to better manage these conditions
July 2016

Managing medication adherence

But it's still amazing how low medication adherence is for patients who really need to take medications, like patients who have had heart attacks," he said. ... The health system is now in a post-pilot phase and has added heart failure to the three
March 2017

Start with bloodwork to diagnose anemia

Masters added. “The blood will release more oxygen to the tissues, and cardiac output increases so that blood passes through the heart and gets to tissues to deliver oxygen more quickly,” ... Patients with chronic heart failure are also at risk,
March 2013

What economic theory can teach us about retail clinics

For example, patients who are newly diagnosed with chronic conditions such as diabetes or heart failure invariably require long-term follow-up with multidisciplinary teams that comprise physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and
June 2016

Documenting ICD-10-CM: What's new?

He reports no shortness of breath on exertion. He does not have cerebrovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure, renal failure, or angina.
April 2015

Portable ultrasound scopes out a new role

Photo VendomeCard/Astier. Another example is when heart failure is suspected, but the patient has not developed discernible symptoms, such as swelling in the legs, Dr. ... Heart. 2005;91:171-6. [PMID: 15657226]. Welch HG, Hayes KJ, Frost C. Repeat
May 2014

Medicine and management: hits from Hospital Medicine

Over the long term, patients who've had aortic dissection should aim for a heart rate less than 60 beats per minute. ... Nonspecific codes can increase a facility's costs: The reimbursement for heart failure and shock with MCC is $8,218 versus $3,959 for
July 2009

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