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Fundamental question

Palliative care is medical care that treats for patient comfort foremost, and does not seek to cure the underlying chronic illness, be it cancer or other advanced disease, like congestive heart ... failure or emphysema.
November 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

MKSAP Quiz: 3-year history of palpitations, fatigue

There is no family history of sudden cardiac death or heart failure. ... In the absence of high-risk features (syncope, a family history of premature sudden cardiac death, structural heart disease), reassurance is often appropriate management.
June 2021

Subclinical hypothyroidism prompts personalized decisions

Most of the potential harms that we worry about with untreated subclinical hypothyroidism are more common in the elderly, such as heart failure and myocardial infarction.
February 2021

Transitional care can be effective, underused

A heart failure patient was discharged with new medications that included a beta-blocker and a diuretic.
November 2018

Adjusting the adjustment

So, for example, an 89-year-old woman with a large anterior myocardial infarction has a high risk of dying or developing heart failure or other complications despite state of the
November 2021

Misusing medical technology and escalating the cost of health care

It has been found that having more than one lead can sometimes improve the heart's output for very carefully selected patients with heart failure.]. ... Her daughter reported this recommendation to the long time PCP who noted that her mother did not have
November 2021

Listening to our patients

LRZ responded, “Aleve”. And then I understood, Diuretic Resistance and Strategies to Overcome Resistance in Patients With Congestive Heart Failure. ... In severe heart failure, prostaglandins play an important role in renal perfusion.
November 2021

New cardiac warning for fluoroquinolones

of a reprocessing failure. ... Common side effects include headache, diarrhea, nausea, chills, fever, infection, congestive heart failure, insomnia, cough, and rash.
February 2019

MKSAP Quiz: Joint pain, rash, and weakness

For severe end-organ damage from mixed cryoglobulinemia, including kidney failure, gastrointestinal vasculitis, rapidly progressive neuropathy, pulmonary or central nervous system vasculitis, or heart failure, rituximab is a first-line agent
June 2019

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