Sick sinus syndrome comprises a variety of conditions involving sinus node dysfunction and commonly affects elderly persons. While the syndrome can have many causes, it usually is idiopathic. Drug Dosing Adjustments in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is atherosclerosis leading to narrowing of the major arteries distal to the aortic arch. The most common presenting symptom is claudication; however, only 10% of patients have classic claudication. AHA and Nhlbi Review Diagnosis and Management of the Metabolic Syndrome Supraventricular arrhythmias are relatively common, often persistent, and rarely life-threatening cardiac rhythm disturbances that arise from the sinus node, atrial tissue, or junctional sites between the atria and ventricles. Thromboprophylaxis in Atrial Fibrillation
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Pleuritic chest pain is characterized by sudden and intense sharp, stabbing, or burning pain in the chest when inhaling and exhaling. Pulmonary embolism is the most common serious cause, found in 5% to 21% of patients who present to an… Persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection often develop complications related directly to the infection, as well as to treatment. Aging, lifestyle factors, and comorbidities increase the risk of developing chronic conditions… Searching for healthcare career job openings? myHealthTalent.com Career Guides present job openings of top employers in the healthcare industry. View now. Working with its membership, eHI conducts research and leads education and advocacy efforts that address the needs of healthcare stakeholders, and in particular those of patients. ACC/AHA American College Of Cardiology/American Hospital Association [Task Force]
Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, also referred to as diastolic heart failure, causes almost one-half of the 5 million cases of heart failure in the United States. It is more common among older patients and women, and results…
In a bold move, The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) did not endorse The American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) new guidelines to begin treatment at the lower pressure of 130/80. neviete niekto ako nastavim ponel s ktorym si podavam poziciu vo www stranke na taku farbu a tvar ako chcem??? Although hypothermia is most common in patients who are exposed to a cold environment, it can develop secondary to toxin exposure, metabolic derangements, infections, and dysfunction of the central nervous and endocrine systems.
Myocardial infarction (MI), a subset of acute coronary syndrome, is damage to the cardiac muscle as evidenced by elevated cardiac troponin levels in the setting of acute ischemia. Coronary artery disease is the leading cause of mortality in…
Hypertension is also sub-classified: JNC7 distinguishes hypertension stage I, hypertension stage II, and isolated systolic hypertension.