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Slowing the revolving door of readmissions

Severity of illness. Certain chronic conditions, such as congestive heart failure (CHF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), when in their advanced stages, are very labile and prone to exacerbations.
December 2021

Drawing lines

As often occurs with chronically ill elders, Milt winds up back in the hospital six weeks later with "congestive heart failure." His heart is not pumping blood effectively, so fluid is ... Without it, Milt will die due to kidney failure. Fortunately,
December 2021

Rapid demise

Prognosis is much more challenging for patients in the end stages of chronic diseases like congestive heart failure, emphysema and dementia, which is the condition that Anderson was reported to have.
December 2021

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:
December 2021

Understanding heart failure in African Americans

Yancy said. This could significantly change thinking about heart failure in African Americans, he explained. ... Disparities in cardiovascular mortality related to heart failure in the United States [Letter].
November 2019

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.
December 2021

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.
December 2021

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.
December 2021

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.
December 2021

FDA approves heart failure drug, looks into antiseptic safety

Ivabradine (Corlanor) to reduce hospitalization from worsening chronic heart failure. It is indicated for patients with stable symptoms and a normal heartbeat with a resting heart rate of at least 70 ... The drug was approved under priority review based
July 2015

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