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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

QD: News Every Day--Six large systems seek best practices for common conditions

The first three conditions to be studies are knee replacement, diabetes and heart failure.
September 2020

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

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

10 eyes for looking at disease

Inadequacy (caused by mechanical failure). . ... Incompetence (caused by physiological failure, heart failure would presumably fall in both). .
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Telemedicine advances ease patient adoption

Heart failure is a particular target because its increasingly common, its easily triggered (by as little as too much salt on food, for example) it costs so much to manage in
September 2020

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

MKSAP Quiz: 1-year history of edema, abdominal distention

Patients with constrictive pericarditis most commonly present with indolent progression of right-sided heart failure symptoms, including peripheral edema, ascites, and fatigue. ... Patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction will present
February 2020

40 years of ward attending

Medicine has changed dramatically over the past 40 years. We treated heart failure with digoxin and furosemide when I started.
September 2020

Since knowledge evolves, what is the implication for performance measures?

In the early 80s we castigated students and residents for using beta blockers in patients with heart failure, now with systolic dysfunction we would castigate those who did not use beta
September 2020

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