Heart Failure Information Center
The authors searched for randomized placebo-controlled trials (December 1, 2008 to November 24, 2017) involving 3 pharmacologic classes of antidiabetic medications to compare the effects of these agents on the risk of hospitalization for HF in T2DM patients.
Program for heart failure management and implementation of clinical practice guidelines.
Respiratory polygraphy can accurately diagnose sleep apnea in patients hospitalized with heart failure.
A literature review revealed that the use of care navigators in conjunction with follow-up telephone calls from nursing staff improved transition of care and readmission rates in patients with congestive heart failure.
Vivio can accurately detect cardiac dysfunction in anthracycline-exposed childhood cancer survivors
Racial differences persist in statin use among adults, specifically African American adults, who are less likely to be treated with any statin or guideline-recommended statin intensity compared with white adults.
Risk-standardized mortality rates vary considerably across Veterans Affairs Medical Centers
Among current drinkers without previous diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, the threshold for lowest risk of all-cause mortality is about 100 g of alcohol consumed per week.
Collaborative care intervention does not improve health in chronic heart failure, but alleviates depression and fatigue
Collaborative Care to Alleviate Symptoms and Adjust to Illness, a collaborative care intervention combining symptom and psychosocial care, did not improve heart failure-specific health status in chronic heart disease, compared to usual care.
Large changes in temperature are associated with increased risk of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.