Wireless pulmonary artery haemodynamic monitoring in chronic heart failure: a randomised controlled trial. ... Ivabradine and outcomes in chronic heart failure (SHIFT): a randomised placebo-controlled study.
Heart failure, part two. Now it's time for the bummer news about heart failure (HF). ... But, as Philip Poole-Wilson, MD, said in his inimitable English accent about the exercise and heart failure study: "Safety without benefit is a bit dull, really.".
not have heart failure, after adjustment for BMI, smoking, and Charlson comorbidity index. ... non-cardiac morbidity and of cancer surveillance in the management of [heart failure] patients.".
QD: News Every Day--9 performance measures for heart failure expand use of beta-blockers to inpatient care, among other recommendations
outcomes. "In order to improve the quality of heart failure care, one has to provide measures of quality. ... Eight measures from the previous heart failure performance measures set, which were released in 2005, were retired.
to have an accompanying editorial called “Rethinking the focus of heart failure quality measures.” Both were authored by luminaries in the field. ... This is, of course, hard to pull off, because of the challenges associated with “managing
Yup. He just had bad heart failure. Period. And sometimes bad heart failure just misbehaves without much provocation. ... We optimized his blood pressure meds. We restricted his fluids. And we consulted the heart failure team.
Endocrinologists, nephrologists, and heart failure docs have a love affair with these,” he said.
1. Admit: to medical surgical unit. 2. Because: diagnosis of congestive heart failure. ... Orders are different, of course, for congestive heart failure and community acquired pneumonia, for hip fractures and bowel obstructions and for exacerbations of
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
Yancy said. This could significantly change thinking about heart failure in African Americans, he explained. ... Disparities in cardiovascular mortality related to heart failure in the United States [Letter].