Search results for "Heart Failure"

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Bariatric surgery device linked to deaths

heart block that do not require electric shock or pacemaker therapy, serious episodes of heart block and Adams-Stokes attacks, congestive heart failure, cardiogenic shock, and other serious issues.
October 2017

Dollars and sense, baby and bathwater: the case for CAM research

I was taught adamantly throughout the entire expanse of my training years to avoid these drugs in heart failure like the plague. ... As an example, in 2001 a paper was published in The Lancet demonstrating the benefits of a drug called carvedilol in
September 2020

With diagnosis, the adjectives are just as important as the nouns

You present a patient with a past medical history of chronic kidney disease, heart failure and type 2 diabetes. ... Cardiologists and coders demand that we further define the heart failure: left or right, if left systolic dysfunction or preserved
September 2020

Telehealth expands reach of palliative care in rural areas

The law applies to patients with functional impairment from heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, end-stage liver disease, or late-stage cancer.
February 2020

Of Research, RxESPECT, And Silver Spoons

An editorial in the same issue asserted that the “final nail” had been driven into the CoQ10 for heart failure hypothesis. ... The predictable ensued: carvedilol has long been incorporated into the standard care of congestive heart failure, whereas
September 2020

Top 10 afib pearls manage cardiology's ‘bread and butter’

noted. It's more common in patients with hypertension, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and sleep apnea. ... Those who have heart failure and atrial fibrillation together can be affected by what Dr.
June 2015

Larry Weed and SOAP notes

For example, in a patient admitted with known systolic dysfunction, The problem (heart failure with systolic dysfunction) would include in the subjective comments on dyspnea, ankle swelling, chest pain, while the ... The assessment would describe our
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Chocolate's good effect is also its bad effect

which reported the association between chocolate and the risk of cardiovascular disease (coronary heart disease and stroke), diabetes, and metabolic syndrome for about 114,000 people. ... No significant association was observed for heart failure (RR 0.95;
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Cardiologists should consider comorbidities, study says

For example, diabetes was a comorbidity in 41.7% of those with ischemic heart disease, 47.1% among heart failure patients, 37.1% in atrial fibrillation patients, and 41.5% in ... For example, 26.3% of heart failure patients had Alzheimer’s
September 2020

Pros, cons of prolonged anticoagulation after a clot

To support his case, he turned to data from the Framingham Heart Study, published in Thrombosis Research in 2016, which followed almost 10,000 patients after a VTE. ... The minor persistent risk factors included the common problems of heart failure,
February 2020

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