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Talking about death

He had had a long history of heart disease. Over several months, he was hospitalized half a dozen times for worsening heart failure. ... The prognosis for an elderly man with progressive heart failure leading to multiple hospitalizations is obviously grim
September 2020

Cheney's got heart

Let's assume for the moment that obtaining a heart isn't a problem. ... Tissue-typing to the recipient remains a challenge for all patients with severe heart failure.
September 2020

Medical News of the Obvious

Medical News of the Obvious. Two of this week's highlights are best described by their headlines: "Study Finds Fish Won't Prevent Heart Failure" and "Eating in America Still Unhealthy:
September 2020

Fundamental question

Palliative care is medical care that treats for patient comfort foremost, and does not seek to cure the underlying chronic illness, be it cancer or other advanced disease, like congestive heart ... failure or emphysema.
September 2020

Diuretics demand discussion in heart failure management

comorbidities. Adhering to a heart failure medication regimen isn't simple, Audrey C. ... Kleet, chief heart failure and transplant officer at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City.
November 2019

Independence and autonomy

Some antibiotics are better for community-acquired pneumonia than others; patients with heart failure, absent a contra-indication, ought to be on an ACE inhibitor; patients with ischemic vascular disease ought
September 2020

Things that bug me about inadequate specification of symptoms or diagnoses

3. The patient has diabetes (or CKD or heart failure). What do these 3 sentences have in common? ... Define the heart failure (systolic dysfunction, preserved ejection fraction, etc.) and specify how severe it is?
September 2020

FDA approves heart failure drug, looks into antiseptic safety

This update covers a warning that sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors can cause ketoacidosis, and approval of a drug that can reduce hospitalizations from worsening chronic heart failure. ... The drug was approved under priority review based on a
July 2015

LabOregon

More attention is paid to those with chronic conditions like heart failure, diabetes, or emphysema.
September 2020

Power to the patient! (with your encouragement)

Next comes a sub-study of yesterday's HF-Action study on exercise and heart failure (see earlier post for main study). ... Quality of life is important in heart failure patients, because HF is a chronic, incurable disease, discussant Anne Taylor, MD said.
September 2020

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