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Stroke news of the obvious

And finally, stroke patients who have heart failure are more likely to die in the hospital than stroke patients without heart failure. ... vs. someone without that extra condition.) Stroke heart failure patients also stayed in the hospital longer and
November 2021

Slowing the revolving door of readmissions

Severity of illness. Certain chronic conditions, such as congestive heart failure (CHF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), when in their advanced stages, are very labile and prone to exacerbations.
November 2021

Taking team care from policy to practice

When I get sicker, the nurse practitioner brings in the doc, and when I get even sicker, the heart failure doctor comes in to help the internist.
January 2014

Wrestling with wearables that screen for afib

A possible benefit of early detection and treatment is that they could reduce the risk of heart failure among patients with afib. ... To be frank, however, we have very little data to suggest that early diagnosis actually will reduce risk of stroke or
February 2020

Health reform's winners and losers: by the numbers

More than 2.8 million have been diagnosed with diabetes. Altogether, more than 5.7 million have been diagnosed with these ailments, or stroke, emphysema, heart failure, and similarly serious conditions,”
January 2014

ACPNET brings continuing medical education into the clinic

When ACP merged with ASIM, the network was renamed QNet, and it began a series of studies of common conditions such as diabetes, asthma, congestive heart failure, anticoagulation and cholesterol screening.
March 2008

New cholesterol guideline focuses on statin intensity, not LDL

Albert, MD, MPH, offered insight into the 2013 American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association guideline on treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk in adults. ... severe heart failure and those
June 2014

Internists should pursue innovative practice models

have diabetes, hypertension, and/or heart failure.
March 2013

Mind-body role may matter in heart disease

Posttraumatic stress disorder and cognitive function: findings from the mind your heart study. ... Safety and efficacy of sertraline for depression in patients with heart failure: results of the SADHART-CHF (Sertraline Against Depression and Heart
October 2015

Squeezing in the cancer screening talk

Consider a 76-year-old who hikes and has a life expectancy of 20 years and a 74-year-old with heart failure who is on oxygen, said Louise C.
October 2019

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