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

days. His surgeon has requested evaluation for hypertension and cardiac clearance. The patient had an inferior-wall myocardial infarction (MI) 1 year ago, for which he received thrombolytic therapy with complete ... He has a history of essential
April 2015

MKSAP Quiz: Emergency visit for chest pain

He has hypertension treated with amlodipine. Temperature is 37.4C (99.3F), blood pressure is 180/80 mm Hg in the left arm and 200/80 mm Hg in the right
October 2013

Recommended: Move hydrocodone combo products to schedule II

Riociguat (Adempas) to treat 2 forms of pulmonary hypertension: chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (after surgery or in patients who cannot undergo surgery) and pulmonary arterial hypertension of unknown causes. ... Macitentan (Opsumit) to
January 2014

Moving toward effective physical activity counseling

Physicians should determine patients' aerobic fitness, which may be an even better indicator of their risk for heart disease and premature death than smoking and hypertension, according to a scientific statement. ... During routine clinical visits,
February 2017

MKSAP Quiz: Emergency department evaluation for headache

She has a history of hypertension treated with lifestyle modification. The patient has a 20-pack-year smoking history.
March 2013

MKSAP Quiz: Heart murmur and reduced exercise capacity

D. Pulmonary arterial hypertension. E. Rheumatic mitral stenosis. The correct answer is A: Atrial septal defect. ... A patient with pulmonary arterial hypertension manifests a parasternal impulse and a loud pulmonic component of the S.
April 2011

MKSAP Quiz: Cardioversion to restore normal sinus rhythm?

A 71-year-old man presents for a routine visit. He has a history of hypertension and atrial fibrillation.
April 2009

Sleep disorders may be overlooked on exams

Sleep problems are common in patients with hypertension or diabetes. Photo by ... However, “You should ask about sleep especially if you're not having much success in controlling a patient's hypertension or mood disorder, etc., despite
February 2012

‘Goldilocks' goal for diabetes and CKD

Optimal targets also are being reassessed regarding blood pressure control, said George Bakris, MD, FACP, professor of medicine and director of the Comprehensive Hypertension Center at the University of Chicago. ... And research has yet to back up
November 2012

Home BP monitoring works, but not as well alone

Image by laflor. One benefit of home blood pressure monitoring is that it combats multiple barriers to hypertension control, Dr. ... Ogedegbe said. Based on this evidence, “Home BP telemonitoring has proven efficacy … in addressing multilevel
November 2020

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