Major medical organizations last week released an expert consensus document to help clinicians manage older patients with or at risk for hypertension.
3 May 2011
Baby boomers may seek a level of health care that isn't always realistic. Learn how to address their needs while carefully transitioning them into their golden years.
1 Jul 2012
Updated heart failure performance measures, released last week by three major medical groups, include expanded use for beta-blockers in the inpatient setting. The new measures, which appear online at Circulation, include changes to inpatient and outpatient care.
1 May 2012
CMS is partnering with private companies to address multiple health risk factors that contribute to senior's chronic diseases.
1 Oct 2008
An updated guideline on diagnosis and management of peripheral artery disease was released last week by the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association, in conjunction with several other medical organizations.
4 Oct 2011
PAD performance measures set to improve diagnosis, treatment
7 Dec 2010
ACP Hospitalist, ACPNet, ACP Press, Annals of Internal Medicine, and others.
1 Apr 2009
Preventive aspirin reasonable for diabetics at high risk, not lowEducation effort increased thiazide use
8 Jun 2010
Smoking significantly increased the risk for symptomatic peripheral artery disease in women in a dose-dependent manner. While quitting reduces risk, it remains elevated compared with women who never smoked.
7 Jun 2011