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Evidence-based management of CHF

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Evidence Based Management of Heart Failure with Normal/Preserved Ejection Fraction Moises Auron, MD FAAP FACP Hospital Medicine October 2009 Diagnostic Criteria Symptoms and signs compatible with heart failure Left ventricular ejection fraction >50% Exclusion of severe valvular disease and pericardial disease Hunt SA et al. ACC/AHA 2005 Guideline Update for the Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Heart Failure in the Adult. Circulation 112: e154–e235 Epidemiology Hunt, et al. 2009 ACCF/AHA Heart Failure Guidelines. ( Circulation . 2009;119:e391-e479. Owan T, et al. NEJM. 2006;355:251-9 Pathophysiology Reduced ventricular ...
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Comprehensive still compact, CLINICAL MICROBIOLOBY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES is the eventual user-friendly drill for students and specialists alike. Equally fit for initial think or hurried reference, the formal composing and colour-coded unofficial info deviate the comprehensive orbit of this aggregation as an aggregation resource. Clear, accurate, up-to-date, wide-ranging, and memorable! Subject concern is presented in digit tender topics for you to see easily and remember Covers both the more technological aspects of the person and also clinical infection All 1st edition topics completely revised and updated – ... market research, surveys and trends
Identifying CHF Patients as Low-Risk for Adverse Outcomes
While a relatively simple tool like the Acute Heart Failure Index (AHFI) could be a useful aid to the challenging disposition decisions in the management of acute heart failure, the current tool requires broader testing before general use. The Case: A 65-year-old male presents to your ED complaining of increasing exertional dyspnea and orthopnea limiting daily activity. He has previously been diagnosed with congestive heart failure secondary to hypertensive cardiomyopathy, but has no history of diabetes or ischemic events. He reports some edema of the lower extremities but no chest discomfort or recent changes in medication, and ... market research, surveys and trends

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Population-Based Disease Management Under Fee-For-Service Medicare ...
Medicare policymakers are considering testing population-based disease management (PDM) programs under fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare as a way to improve health and cost outcomes for selected subgroups of chronically ill beneficiaries. This paper provides a brief overview of how PDM programs are evolving in the private sector and describes how they differ from other approaches already being tested in Medicare disease management demonstrations. It also discusses some key opportunities and issues to be considered in adapting PDM programs for testing in the FFS Medicare context. The concept of testing ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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transplantation to help facilitate the practice of evidence-based management of CHF and post-transplant patients. (C). PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS/MIX OF ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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To evaluate the effect of care management on congestive heart failure (CHF), we reviewed 18 relevant articles. Of these studies, 13 articles examined the impact of patient interventions, 3 examined the impact of provider interventions, and 1 examined the impact of a combination of patient and provider interventions. The interventions evaluated most commonly were: In-person care management (2 articles). Telephonic care management (7 articles). Self-management and monitoring (5 articles). Patient education (1 article). Provider education (2 articles). Decision support (2 articles). Findings are organized below by measurement ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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One in four Americans -- about 12 million people -- who don't have health coverage are eligible for Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) but aren't enrolled, a new report shows. The results were released Friday by the National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation. Reasons cited for the lack of enrollment include: They're not aware of the programs; they don't know how to enroll, they fear being linked with a publicly financed program; and it can be difficult to stay enrolled, the report said. There are 47 million uninsured people in the United States. Most of the ...