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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

MKSAP Quiz: 6-month history of exertional dyspnea

A. Asbestosis. B. Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia. C. Heart failure. D. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. ... The patient does not have physical examination findings consistent with heart failure (S.
July 2014

Transitional care can be effective, underused

A heart failure patient was discharged with new medications that included a beta-blocker and a diuretic.
November 2018

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 2020

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 2020

New cardiac warning for fluoroquinolones

of a reprocessing failure. ... Common side effects include headache, diarrhea, nausea, chills, fever, infection, congestive heart failure, insomnia, cough, and rash.
February 2019

Closing care gaps in adult congenital heart disease

In addition, the guideline stated, patients with ACHD often develop comorbid noncongenital heart conditions, such as coronary artery disease, heart failure, and arrhythmias, as well as other chronic conditions, such as ... Partington. These patients may
March 2020

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

MKSAP Quiz: Joint pain, rash, and weakness

For severe end-organ damage from mixed cryoglobulinemia, including kidney failure, gastrointestinal vasculitis, rapidly progressive neuropathy, pulmonary or central nervous system vasculitis, or heart failure, rituximab is a first-line agent
June 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

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