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Updated boxed warning for arthritis, ulcerative colitis drugs

Brand name: Xeljanz XR). Enalapril maleate oral solution (1 mg/mL) to treat patients with symptomatic heart failure or asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction and to decrease the rate of development of ... overt heart failure and reduce hospitalization
November 2021

The abysmal discharge paperwork we give to our patients

As a further sign of how little thought we put into the paperwork, it's fairly common everywhere for doctors to use abbreviations such as “CHF with low EF” (congestive heart ... failure with low ejection fraction) or “COPD with PNA” (chronic
November 2021

A neighborhood approach to better health

Georgia. For example, a heart failure patient perceived as noncompliant might instead lack the health literacy skills to understand his or her medications or have little to no access to decent ... Just recently, Dr. Feldman and residents on hospital
January 2016

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 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.
November 2021

The hardest conversation

Last issue, a study ran which concluded that "ambulatory patients with heart failure tended to substantially overestimate their life expectancy compared with model-based predictions for survival." Initially, the research seemed
November 2021

MKSAP Quiz: 12-hour history of fever

Complications, including acute respiratory distress syndrome, disseminated intravascular coagulation, heart failure, kidney failure, and coma, are associated with severe anemia (hematocrit level <30%) and parasitemia (exceeding 10%) and are
November 2020

Rheumatologists consider cancer, cardiovascular disease

Those RA patients who do have a heart attack also fare worse afterwards than other patients. ... They are at higher risk of dying or developing heart failure after the heart attack, an analysis of 38 patients found.
February 2009

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 2021

QD: News Every Day--Elderly want longevity over quality, but it's tough to predict

Don't assume elderly heart failure patients are assumed to prefer improved quality of life over longevity, study authors noted. ... Standard Medical Therapy in Elderly Patients with Congestive Heart Failure. End-of-life preferences were assessed by using
November 2021

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