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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:
November 2020

Taking team care from policy to practice

When I get sicker, the nurse practitioner brings in the doc, and when I get even sicker, the heart failure doctor comes in to help the internist.
January 2014

Age only one consideration in post-MI drug therapy

or heart failure. ... Heart disease and stroke statistics—2019 update: A report from the American Heart Association.
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.
November 2020

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for progressive chest pain

Patients have acute kidney failure, evidence of liver dysfunction with elevated aminotransferase levels, poor peripheral perfusion with cool extremities, and decreased mental status. ... Intravenous nitroglycerin can be used to treat patients with STEMI
September 2020

Gone to Carolina

Your heart failure exacerbation had improved. The swelling in your legs had dissipated and the oxygen requirement caused by the fluid filling your lungs had waned.
November 2020

Health reform's winners and losers: by the numbers

More than 2.8 million have been diagnosed with diabetes. Altogether, more than 5.7 million have been diagnosed with these ailments, or stroke, emphysema, heart failure, and similarly serious conditions,”
January 2014

New cholesterol guideline focuses on statin intensity, not LDL

Albert, MD, MPH, offered insight into the 2013 American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association guideline on treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk in adults. ... severe heart failure and those
June 2014

Internists should pursue innovative practice models

have diabetes, hypertension, and/or heart failure.
March 2013

Squeezing in the cancer screening talk

Consider a 76-year-old who hikes and has a life expectancy of 20 years and a 74-year-old with heart failure who is on oxygen, said Louise C.
October 2019

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