Search results for "Heart Failure"

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A patient finds that his treatment is worse than the disease

A 78-year-old man with long-standing class III congestive heart failure is hospitalized in the intensive care unit with recurrent, life-threatening ventricular dysrhythmias. ... Therefore, in our case, if the patient were to die of a fatal dysrhythmia
June 2008

An individual effort to smooth transitions

From June to October 2015, Dr. Wingate intervened every time one of her practice's community-dwelling elderly (65 years or older) patients was hospitalized with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart ... failure, acute myocardial infarction,
September 2017

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

Listening to our patients

LRZ responded, “Aleve”. And then I understood, Diuretic Resistance and Strategies to Overcome Resistance in Patients With Congestive Heart Failure. ... In severe heart failure, prostaglandins play an important role in renal perfusion.
November 2020

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
November 2020

ACP chapter meetings are great for CME and for collegiality too

diabetes, congestive heart failure, obesity and the prospects of pandemic influenza. ... This year's program included the topics of practicing with inadequate resources and health care reform, topics dear to the heart of many Oregonians.
February 2008

Ultrasound proliferates at the point of care

Photo by Kevin Berne. Dr. Wagner said he uses POCUS whenever he has a clinical question involving the heart, lungs, or abdomen. ... For example, it may be interesting for me in my stable patient with heart failure to put an ultrasound probe on their
January 2020

Universal care frees doctors to take ‘all measures required’

By forgoing or delaying physician visits or therapies, the uninsured are more likely to die from congestive heart failure, myocardial infarctions or strokes than are those with insurance, resulting in as
July 2009

QD: News Every Day--More family practitioners means fewer hospital readmissions

The report, a one-page policy paper that appeared on the website for the American Academy of Family Physicians, states that combined readmissions for pneumonia, heart attack, and heart failure in ... Researchers derived their figures from two U.S.
November 2020

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
November 2020

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