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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.
May 2021

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

Internists should pursue innovative practice models

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

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

Mind-body role may matter in heart disease

Posttraumatic stress disorder and cognitive function: findings from the mind your heart study. ... Safety and efficacy of sertraline for depression in patients with heart failure: results of the SADHART-CHF (Sertraline Against Depression and Heart
October 2015

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

ACPNET brings continuing medical education into the clinic

When ACP merged with ASIM, the network was renamed QNet, and it began a series of studies of common conditions such as diabetes, asthma, congestive heart failure, anticoagulation and cholesterol screening.
March 2008

New options no panacea for depression

or four heart failure, or hypertension greater than 140/90 mm Hg. ... Common side effects like gastrointestinal problems, headache, weight gain, heart rhythm abnormalities, and insomnia can occur in the first few weeks, while benefits may not be felt
September 2019

Misusing medical technology and escalating the cost of health care

It has been found that having more than one lead can sometimes improve the heart's output for very carefully selected patients with heart failure.]. ... Her daughter reported this recommendation to the long time PCP who noted that her mother did not have
May 2021

Team performance defines practice success

We have since expanded to include hypertension and heart failure. The collaborative now includes more than 550 primary care physicians from 55 practices, and we have seen steady improvements in glycemic
July 2012

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