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Is adaptive servo ventilation still good for anything?

Both speakers agreed that last year's SERVE-HF trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, was the end of adaptive servo ventilation (ASV) as a treatment for heart ... failure patients who have Cheyne-Stokes breathing.
September 2020

The high cost of high cost

Treat blood pressure? Not worth it. Treat congestive heart failure? I guess I can fork out the money.
September 2020

Universal care frees doctors to take ‘all measures required’

By forgoing or delaying physician visits or therapies, the uninsured are more likely to die from congestive heart failure, myocardial infarctions or strokes than are those with insurance, resulting in as
July 2009

QD: News Every Day--Rosiglitazone to face scrutiny

1.34) for heart failure; 1.14 (95% CI, 1.05-1.24) for death; and 1.18 (95% CI, 1.12-1.23) for the composite of myocardial infarction, stroke, ... heart failure or death.
September 2020

Ebola!!! What about everything else? Influenza for instance

Its symptoms are fever, headache, cough, sore throat, runny nose, sometimes also heart failure, respiratory failure and brain dysfunction.
September 2020

Things that bug me includes the improper use of diuretics

But diuretics are primarily symptom relief medications. I often ask students and residents to write this sentence, memorize it, and use it: “The purpose of diuretic therapy in systolic heart failure ... And yet “heart failure” is the single most
September 2020

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

Shifting standards for hypertension

many exclusions: prior stroke, end-stage kidney disease, a prior cardiovascular procedure, and symptomatic heart failure within the last 6 months, among others. ... While the payoff in terms of reduced heart failure and cardiovascular death was clear-cut,
March 2016

Error, expertise and the elephant in the room

pathologies. When sending home a patient after treatment for congestive heart failure, the issue is not just the status of the heart failure but of the person.
September 2020

How internal medicine attendings can incorporate basic sciences

Systolic heart failure, home oxygen, the serum ascites albumin gradient, lactic acidosis and the use of biventricular pacing all benefit from a basic science understanding.
September 2020

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