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.
Courses of oral corticosteroids for 14 or fewer days are associated with GI bleeding, sepsis, and heart failure, with the highest risks occurring within the first month of initiation, according to ... They assessed incidence rates of severe adverse
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
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.".
Endocrinologists, nephrologists, and heart failure docs have a love affair with these,” he said.
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.
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
As often occurs with chronically ill elders, Milt winds up back in the hospital six weeks later with "congestive heart failure." His heart is not pumping blood effectively, so fluid is ... Without it, Milt will die due to kidney failure. Fortunately,
Research indicates that risk for heart failure in patients with diabetes increases with HbA1c level, Dr. ... should we be using, then, for the management of diabetes in the setting of heart failure?”.