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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.
December 2021

10 eyes for looking at disease

Inadequacy (caused by mechanical failure). . ... Incompetence (caused by physiological failure, heart failure would presumably fall in both). .
December 2021

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.
December 2021

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
December 2021

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
December 2021

Pneumonia death rates added to Hospital Compare site

The measure on 30-day mortality from pneumonia joins existing 30-day mortality measures for heart failure and heart attack. ... The heart attack mortality rate dropped to 16.1% in 2008 from 16.3% in 2007, for example.
December 2021

ACC conference: Resistant hypertension

Such a reduction could have "huge" benefits for mortality, stroke and heart failure, said David Holmes, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Mayo Clinic who moderated a press conference where the study
December 2021

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

QD: News Every Day--'No simple relationship' between primary care access, better health

The report also found that having an annual primary care visit did not keep patients out of the hospital for diabetes and congestive heart failure.
December 2021

Depression linked to cardiac death

Possible explanations could be autonomic dysfunction, higher resting heart rates and reduced heart rate variability. ... Researchers prospectively studied 63,469 women from the Nurses Health Study with no evidence of prior heart disease or stroke between
December 2021

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