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Guidelines have a major problem

What clues must we consider prior to using a guideline. Too often we see patients with diagnostic labels and “perfect” treatment for those labels, such as congestive heart failure or chronic
November 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
November 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
November 2020

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

A disparity you can do something about

Blacks are vastly more likely to develop heart failure at a young age than whites, the researchers found. ... Control those conditions in young blacks and the disparity in heart failure should decline.
November 2020

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.
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Cardiac care costs could triple by 2030

So, prevalence estimates for hypertension, CHD, heart failure, and stroke were generated using data from the 1999 to 2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. ... Hypertension accounts for 18% of CVD deaths in Western countries and is a
November 2020

Learning the best way to assess jugular venous pressure

The rales of heart failure may improve in a case of congestive heart failure, but I'd say that when your patient is sleeping flat, no longer dyspneic, and no longer ... Timing of the descents can be done while palpating the carotid or when listening to
November 2020

10 eyes for looking at disease

Inadequacy (caused by mechanical failure). . ... Incompetence (caused by physiological failure, heart failure would presumably fall in both). .
November 2020

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
November 2020

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