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Look to the community to bolster patient care

Read about why management of diuretic medications in patients with heart failure can often be a complicated proposition. ... Yancy, MD, MSc, MACP, which addressed the question of whether heart failure is different in African-American patients.
November 2019

New BP guideline seeks earlier intervention

Use a validated automatic device with an upper arm cuff at heart level. ... blockers only if patients have coronary disease or heart failure.
March 2018

Correcting medicine's use of race in clinical algorithms

27, 2020. In addition to eGFR, they called out scores used to stratify risks during heart failure hospitalizations and thoracic surgery, predictors of the success of kidney donation and vaginal birth,
May 2021

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

The role of a lifetime in medical education

Obviously, certain conditions cannot be acted out, like a heart murmur or pneumonia, but they can have neurologic symptoms or psychiatric symptoms,” he said. ... For example, there is technology available that will allow medical students to practice
April 2018

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 2021

QD: News Every Day--Drug adherence can save patients thousands in later acute care

Adherence was associated with significantly lower annual inpatient hospital days, ranging from 1.18 fewer days for dyslipidemia to 5.72 fewer days for congestive heart failure. ... But adherence reduced average annual medical spending by $8,881 in
November 2021

Drive-in visits can fill the cracks of telemedicine's reach

A: The doctors have been looking at their schedules and identify the highest-risk patients based on age, chronic conditions like COPD, heart failure, diabetes, or chronic kidney disease, or immunocompromised
July 2020

Many medical nouns need adjectives

1st tweet on importance of qualifiers w/ “diagnoses”. Do not label the patient as COPD exacerbation without saying why: Differential includes acute bronchitis, pneumonia, pneumothorax, left side heart failure, anemia, opiates, ... heart failure –
November 2021

New warnings on benzodiazepines

A warning that taking higher-than-recommended doses of diphenhydramine (Benadryl) can lead to serious heart problems, seizures, coma, or death. ... and hospitalization for heart failure.
November 2020

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