The guideline from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology emphasizes coordinating care between cardiovascular and primary care professionals and prioritizing symptom relief and quality of life, among other recommendations.
1 Aug 2023
A coauthor of “The Top 100 Drug Interactions” offers advice for improved management of colchicine.
1 Sep 2023
A retrospective cohort study in Canada found that the relative risk for major cardiovascular events with or without heart failure increased in adults ages 18 to 39 years with an eGFR below 80 mL/min/1.73 m2.
19 Sep 2023
An expert discusses causes and effects of health disparities as well as ways to incorporate health equity into the practice of medicine.
1 Jul 2023
A 45-year-old man is evaluated during a routine visit. He reports no symptoms, and his medical and family history are unremarkable. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate cardiovascular disease assessment?
5 Sep 2023
A 72-year-old man is evaluated during a routine examination. He has no symptoms or significant medical history. He is active and exercises regularly. He does not take any medications. Following a physical exam and echocardiogram, which shows severe mitral regurgitation, what is the most appropriate management?
22 Aug 2017
Atrial fibrillation has been called “the bread and butter” of cardiology, and a condition that impacts all aspects of internal medicine practice.
1 Jun 2015
Among other recommendations, during a hospitalization for heart failure, measurement of a predischarge natriuretic peptide level can be useful to establish prognosis postdischarge.
2 May 2017
Talking about diet and exercise habits in mid-life can help guard against incremental weight gain.
1 Feb 2023
Researchers in Sweden found that patients who had had a myocardial infarction (MI) and reported moderate or severe musculoskeletal pain one year after hospital discharge were at higher risk for death than those without pain.
22 Aug 2023