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Teaching diabetes self-management ‘basic survival skills'

Brian Bixby, CRNP, told ADA attendees about the program. “Typically, our patient is the person with heart failure, COPD, diabetes,” he said.
September 2012

Medicine and management: hits from Hospital Medicine

Over the long term, patients who've had aortic dissection should aim for a heart rate less than 60 beats per minute. ... Nonspecific codes can increase a facility's costs: The reimbursement for heart failure and shock with MCC is $8,218 versus $3,959 for
July 2009

Documenting ICD-10-CM: What's new?

He reports no shortness of breath on exertion. He does not have cerebrovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure, renal failure, or angina.
April 2015

Improved BP control requires patients to change behavior

If you have diabetes, high blood pressure, high lipids, and heart failure, you may be taking as many as 14 prescription medications,” said Raymond R. ... Eur Heart J. 2013;34:2933-9. [PMID: 23861328] doi:10.1093/eurheartj/eht219. Kieldsen SE, Julius S,
March 2015

Perfecting the post-discharge visit

To date, a lot of the transitional care research has involved patients admitted for medical reasons, such as for heart failure, said Benjamin Brooke, MD, PhD, assistant professor of surgery at
September 2015

Target preop visits for efficiency, best outcomes

He added that active cardiac conditions such as recent myocardial infarction, unstable angina, decompensated heart failure, severe valvular disease, and arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation with a rapid ventricular response are ... Kane added. “They
September 2014

Oncologic ‘horrors' can beset hospitalized patients

Adriamycin, or “the red devil,” is used in many cancer treatment regimens and carries a congestive heart failure risk of 5% for patients at a lifetime dose of 500 mg/m. ... The symptoms/signs of toxicity are renal failure, peripheral neuropathy, and
June 2014

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
January 2020

Propoxyphene withdrawn, bevacizumab loses indication

A complete U.S. market withdrawal of propoxyphene (Darvon and Darvocet) based on new clinical data showing that the drug puts patients at risk of potentially serious or even fatal heart ... These risks include severe high blood pressure; bleeding and
February 2011

Advance care planning should be a standard

If a patient is newly diagnosed with a chronic illness such as diabetes or heart failure, physicians should schedule a follow-up appointment to broach end-of-life questions, Dr. ... Sulmasy recommended. Patients with diseases known to limit survival,
November 2016

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