Search results for "Heart failure"

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MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for progressive chest pain

Patients have acute kidney failure, evidence of liver dysfunction with elevated aminotransferase levels, poor peripheral perfusion with cool extremities, and decreased mental status. ... Intravenous nitroglycerin can be used to treat patients with STEMI
September 2020

Age only one consideration in post-MI drug therapy

or heart failure. ... Heart disease and stroke statistics—2019 update: A report from the American Heart Association.
September 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

Closing care gaps in adult congenital heart disease

In addition, the guideline stated, patients with ACHD often develop comorbid noncongenital heart conditions, such as coronary artery disease, heart failure, and arrhythmias, as well as other chronic conditions, such as ... Partington. These patients may
March 2020

Things that bug me about inadequate specification of symptoms or diagnoses

3. The patient has diabetes (or CKD or heart failure). What do these 3 sentences have in common? ... Define the heart failure (systolic dysfunction, preserved ejection fraction, etc.) and specify how severe it is?
November 2021

QD: News Every Day--Hypertension often not assessed in very elderly patients

reduction in stroke, a 23% reduction in cardiovascular death, a 64% reduction in heart failure, and a 21% reduction in all-cause mortality. ... of many drugs for hypertension, precipitate and aggravate heart failure, induce acute renal failure in
November 2021

Cardiac risks of testosterone, saxagliptin under investigation

A possible increase in heart failure associated with saxagliptin (Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR) is also being investigated by the FDA. ... The agency recently requested data from a manufacturer-sponsored trial which found an increased rate of
April 2014

Dollars and sense, baby and bathwater: the case for CAM research

I was taught adamantly throughout the entire expanse of my training years to avoid these drugs in heart failure like the plague. ... As an example, in 2001 a paper was published in The Lancet demonstrating the benefits of a drug called carvedilol in
November 2021

Larry Weed and SOAP notes

For example, in a patient admitted with known systolic dysfunction, The problem (heart failure with systolic dysfunction) would include in the subjective comments on dyspnea, ankle swelling, chest pain, while the ... The assessment would describe our
November 2021

With diagnosis, the adjectives are just as important as the nouns

You present a patient with a past medical history of chronic kidney disease, heart failure and type 2 diabetes. ... Cardiologists and coders demand that we further define the heart failure: left or right, if left systolic dysfunction or preserved
November 2021

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