keyword
MENU ▼
Read by QxMD icon Read
search

Behavioral cardiology

keyword
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27914009/serum-response-factor-srf-ablation-interferes-with-acute-stress-associated-immediate-and-long-term-coping-mechanisms
#1
Annemarie Zimprich, Gabi Mroz, Christopher Meyer Zu Reckendorf, Sofia Anastasiadou, Philip Förstner, Lillian Garrett, Sabine M Hölter, Lore Becker, Jan Rozman, Cornelia Prehn, Birgit Rathkolb, Kristin Moreth, Wolfgang Wurst, Thomas Klopstock, Martin Klingenspor, Jerzy Adamski, Eckhard Wolf, Raffi Bekeredjian, Helmut Fuchs, Valerie Gailus-Durner, Martin Hrabe de Angelis, Bernd Knöll
Stress experience modulates behavior, metabolism, and energy expenditure of organisms. One molecular hallmark of an acute stress response is a rapid induction of immediate early genes (IEGs) such as c-Fos and Egr family members. IEG transcription in neurons is mediated by the neuronal activity-driven gene regulator serum response factor (SRF). We show a first role of SRF in immediate and long-lasting acute restraint stress (AS) responses. For this, we employed a standardized mouse phenotyping protocol at the German Mouse Clinic (GMC) including behavioral, metabolic, and cardiologic tests as well as gene expression profiling to analyze the consequences of forebrain-specific SRF deletion in mice exposed to AS...
December 2, 2016: Molecular Neurobiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27881912/assessing-the-feasibility-and-quality-of-shared-decision-making-in-china-evaluating-a-clinical-encounter-intervention-for-chinese-patients
#2
Rongchong Huang, Xiantao Song, Jian Wu, Wei Huang, Aaron L Leppin, Michael R Gionfriddo, Yongxian Liu, Kasey R Boehmer, Henry H Ting, Victor M Montori
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of using the Statin Choice decision aid to have discussions about starting a statin medication for cardiovascular risk reduction in Chinese patients with stable coronary artery diseases. METHODS: A prospective, pilot study of the Statin Choice decision aid in two teaching hospitals in Northern China was conducted. A total of seven clinicians were enrolled and underwent a 12-hour, group-based, in-person training on shared decision making (SDM) and the Statin Choice decision aid...
2016: Patient Preference and Adherence
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27817133/simulator-training-to-minimize-ionizing-radiation-exposure-in-the-catheterization-laboratory
#3
Aric Katz, Avraham Shtub, Amir Solomonica, Adva Poliakov, Ariel Roguin
To learn about radiation and how to lower it. Patients and operators are routinely exposed to high doses of ionizing radiation during catheterization procedures. This increased exposure to ionizing radiation is partially due to a lack of awareness to the effects of ionizing radiation, and lack of knowledge on the distribution and behavior of scattered radiation. A simulator, which incorporates data on scattered ionizing radiation, was built based on multiple phantom measurements and used for teaching radiation safety...
November 5, 2016: International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27789558/recommended-dietary-pattern-to-achieve-adherence-to-the-american-heart-association-american-college-of-cardiology-aha-acc-guidelines-a-scientific-statement-from-the-american-heart-association
#4
Linda Van Horn, Jo Ann S Carson, Lawrence J Appel, Lora E Burke, Christina Economos, Wahida Karmally, Kristie Lancaster, Alice H Lichtenstein, Rachel K Johnson, Randal J Thomas, Miriam Vos, Judith Wylie-Rosett, Penny Kris-Etherton
In 2013, the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology published the "Guideline on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk," which was based on a systematic review originally initiated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. The guideline supports the American Heart Association's 2020 Strategic Impact Goals for cardiovascular health promotion and disease reduction by providing more specific details for adopting evidence-based diet and lifestyle behaviors to achieve those goals...
November 29, 2016: Circulation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27647451/sleep-duration-and-quality-impact-on-lifestyle-behaviors-and-cardiometabolic-health-a-scientific-statement-from-the-american-heart-association
#5
Marie-Pierre St-Onge, Michael A Grandner, Devin Brown, Molly B Conroy, Girardin Jean-Louis, Michael Coons, Deepak L Bhatt
Sleep is increasingly recognized as an important lifestyle contributor to health. However, this has not always been the case, and an increasing number of Americans choose to curtail sleep in favor of other social, leisure, or work-related activities. This has resulted in a decline in average sleep duration over time. Sleep duration, mostly short sleep, and sleep disorders have emerged as being related to adverse cardiometabolic risk, including obesity, hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and cardiovascular disease...
September 19, 2016: Circulation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27645708/psychosocial-health-and-quality-of-life-among-children-with-cardiac-diagnoses-agreement-and-discrepancies-between-parent-and-child-reports
#6
Bhavika J Patel, Lillian Lai, Gary Goldfield, Renee Sananes, Patricia E Longmuir
Psychosocial health issues are common among children with cardiac diagnoses. Understanding parent and child perceptions is important because parents are the primary health information source. Significant discrepancies have been documented between parent/child quality-of-life data but have not been examined among psychosocial diagnostic instruments. This study examined agreement and discrepancies between parent and child reports of psychosocial health and quality of life in the paediatric cardiology population...
September 20, 2016: Cardiology in the Young
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27609908/dietary-behavior-and-predicted-10-year-risk-for-a-first-atherosclerotic-cardiovascular-disease-event-using-the-pooled-cohort-risk-equations-among-us-adults
#7
Meghan K Edwards, Elizabeth Crush, Paul D Loprinzi
PURPOSE: The pooled cohort equations were developed in 2013 by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force to predict an individual's 10-year risk of an atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) event. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate how predicted 10-year ASCVD event risk varies as a function of daily dietary behavior. DESIGN: Cross-sectional. SETTING: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003 to 2006...
September 7, 2016: American Journal of Health Promotion: AJHP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27609321/family-presence-and-participation-during-medical-visits-of-heart-failure-patients-an-analysis-of-survey-and-audiotaped-communication-data
#8
Crystal W Cené, Beth Haymore, Jeffrey P Laux, Feng-Chang Lin, Dana Carthron, Debra Roter, Lisa A Cooper, Patricia P Chang, Brian C Jensen, Paula F Miller, Giselle Corbie-Smith
OBJECTIVE: To describe the frequency, roles, and utility of family companion involvement in the care of patients with Heart Failure (HF) care and to examine the association between audiotaped patient, companion, and provider communication behaviors. METHODS: We collected survey data and audiotaped a single medical visit for 93 HF patients (36 brought a companion into the examination room) and their cardiology provider. Communication data was analyzed using the Roter Interaction Analysis System...
September 3, 2016: Patient Education and Counseling
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27550974/added-sugars-and-cardiovascular-disease-risk-in-children-a-scientific-statement-from-the-american-heart-association
#9
Miriam B Vos, Jill L Kaar, Jean A Welsh, Linda V Van Horn, Daniel I Feig, Cheryl A M Anderson, Mahesh J Patel, Jessica Cruz Munos, Nancy F Krebs, Stavra A Xanthakos, Rachel K Johnson
BACKGROUND: Poor lifestyle behaviors are leading causes of preventable diseases globally. Added sugars contribute to a diet that is energy dense but nutrient poor and increase risk of developing obesity, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, obesity-related cancers, and dental caries. METHODS AND RESULTS: For this American Heart Association scientific statement, the writing group reviewed and graded the current scientific evidence for studies examining the cardiovascular health effects of added sugars on children...
August 22, 2016: Circulation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27528691/sedentary-behavior-and-cardiovascular-morbidity-and-mortality-a-science-advisory-from-the-american-heart-association
#10
Deborah Rohm Young, Marie-France Hivert, Sofiya Alhassan, Sarah M Camhi, Jane F Ferguson, Peter T Katzmarzyk, Cora E Lewis, Neville Owen, Cynthia K Perry, Juned Siddique, Celina M Yong
Epidemiological evidence is accumulating that indicates greater time spent in sedentary behavior is associated with all-cause and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in adults such that some countries have disseminated broad guidelines that recommend minimizing sedentary behaviors. Research examining the possible deleterious consequences of excess sedentary behavior is rapidly evolving, with the epidemiology-based literature ahead of potential biological mechanisms that might explain the observed associations...
September 27, 2016: Circulation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27507280/biomechanical-behavior-of-bioprosthetic-heart-valve-heterograft-tissues-characterization-simulation-and-performance
#11
REVIEW
Joao S Soares, Kristen R Feaver, Will Zhang, David Kamensky, Ankush Aggarwal, Michael S Sacks
The use of replacement heart valves continues to grow due to the increased prevalence of valvular heart disease resulting from an ageing population. Since bioprosthetic heart valves (BHVs) continue to be the preferred replacement valve, there continues to be a strong need to develop better and more reliable BHVs through and improved the general understanding of BHV failure mechanisms. The major technological hurdle for the lifespan of the BHV implant continues to be the durability of the constituent leaflet biomaterials, which if improved can lead to substantial clinical impact...
December 2016: Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27355299/association-between-self-care-and-hospital-readmissions-of-patients-with-heart-failure
#12
Amanda Chlalup Linn, Karina Azollin, Emiliane Nogueira de Souza
OBJECTIVE: to assess the association between self-care and the number of hospital readmissions of patients with heart failure (ADHF) and test the applicability of two self-care assessment tools. longitudinal study, performed in a cardiology reference hospital in southern Brazil. METHOD: it included 82 patients with a mean age of 61.85±12.33 years, 57.3% male. The mean score of self-care assessment found the scales European Heart Failure Self-care Behavior Scale and Self-care Scale for Patients with Heart Failure was unsatisfactory...
June 2016: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27320955/a-novel-cross-sector-telemedical-approach-to-detect-arrhythmia-in-primary-care-patients-with-palpitations-using-a-patient-activated-event-recorder
#13
Oliver Klein-Wiele, Markus Faghih, Stefan Dreesen, Rhyan Urbien, Marwan Abdelghafor, Kaffer Kara, Michael Schulte-Hermes, Marietta Garmer, Dietrich Grönemeyer, Birgit Hailer
BACKGROUND: Patient-activated event recorders (ER) can facilitate diagnosis in unclear palpi-tations, however impact of ER screening on further treatment in clinical routine is unknown. We investigated the feasibility and clinical value of a network-based telemetric monitoring using a patient activated ER. METHODS: The network consisted of 12 general practitioners (GP) and a department of car-diology (DC). GP-patients sent electrocardiograms (ECGs) twice daily and in case of palpitations...
2016: Cardiology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27310912/-objectives-organization-and-activities-of-a-nurse-led-clinic-for-outpatient-cardiology-care
#14
Donatella Radini, Gioia Sola, Nadia Zeriali, Eliana Grande, Franco Humar, Luigi Tarantini, Giovanni Pulignano, Kira Stellato, Giulia Barbati, Andrea Di Lenarda
BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular diseases are the first cause of death worldwide. In the last decades, therapeutic advances have determined an increase in survival rates, with a subsequent rise in the number of elderly people suffering from chronic cardiovascular diseases and associated comorbidities requiring comprehensive, team-based multidisciplinary care. The aim of this study is to describe the organization, purposes and activities of a nurse-led cardiology clinic. METHODS: Between November 1, 2009 and October 31, 2014, the nurse-led clinics located within our Cardiology Outpatient Center provided care to 2081 out of 26 057 patients (8%) with complex healthcare needs, high cardiovascular risk and/or specific therapeutic indications or needs for reassessment; 1875 of these patients received nurse-led interventions: 451 (21...
May 2016: Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27302310/review-and-analysis-of-existing-mobile-phone-apps-to-support-heart-failure-symptom-monitoring-and-self-care-management-using-the-mobile-application-rating-scale-mars
#15
Ruth M Masterson Creber, Mathew S Maurer, Meghan Reading, Grenny Hiraldo, Kathleen T Hickey, Sarah Iribarren
BACKGROUND: Heart failure is the most common cause of hospital readmissions among Medicare beneficiaries and these hospitalizations are often driven by exacerbations in common heart failure symptoms. Patient collaboration with health care providers and decision making is a core component of increasing symptom monitoring and decreasing hospital use. Mobile phone apps offer a potentially cost-effective solution for symptom monitoring and self-care management at the point of need. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this review of commercially available apps was to identify and assess the functionalities of patient-facing mobile health apps targeted toward supporting heart failure symptom monitoring and self-care management...
2016: JMIR MHealth and UHealth
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27297369/perspectives-on-barriers-and-facilitators-to-self-care-in-lebanese-cardiac-patients-a-qualitative-descriptive-study
#16
Nuhad Yazbik Dumit, Samar Nayef Noureddine, Joan Kathy Magilvy
BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality worldwide. Cardiac self-care practices are essential for managing cardiac illness and improving quality of life. However, these practices may be affected by factors that may hinder or facilitate self-care especially in countries that experience political and economic instabilities. OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to explore self-care practices among Lebanese cardiac patients. Another aim was to reveal factors that might influence these self-care practices...
August 2016: International Journal of Nursing Studies
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27213076/epicardial-fat-physiological-pathological-and-therapeutic-implications
#17
REVIEW
Juan Salazar, Eliana Luzardo, José Carlos Mejías, Joselyn Rojas, Antonio Ferreira, José Ramón Rivas-Ríos, Valmore Bermúdez
Epicardial fat is closely related to blood supply vessels, both anatomically and functionally, which is why any change in this adipose tissue's behavior is considered a potential risk factor for cardiovascular disease development. When proinflammatory adipokines are released from the epicardial fat, this can lead to a decrease in insulin sensitivity, low adiponectin production, and an increased proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells. These adipokines move from one compartment to another by either transcellular passing or diffusion, thus having the ability to regulate cardiac muscle activity, a phenomenon called vasocrine regulation...
2016: Cardiology Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27058481/work-anxiety-and-sickness-absence-after-a-short-inpatient-cognitive-behavioral-group-intervention-in-comparison-to-a-recreational-group-meeting
#18
Beate Muschalla, Michael Linden, Michael Jöbges
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to study the effects of a short-term cognitive behavior therapy on work-anxiety and sickness-absence in patients with work-anxiety. METHODS: Three-hundred forty-five inpatients who suffered from cardiologic, neurological, or orthopedic problems and additionally work-anxiety were randomly assigned into two different group interventions. Patients got four sessions of a group intervention, which either focused on cognitive behavior-therapy anxiety-management (work-anxiety coping group, WAG) or unspecific recreational activities (RG)...
April 2016: Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27054396/patient-involvement-a-new-source-of-stress-in-health-care-work
#19
Judith E Arnetz, Ludmila Zhdanova, Bengt B Arnetz
Patients have become increasingly well informed with higher expectations to be involved in decision-making processes regarding their care and treatment. However, few studies have examined the impact of patient involvement on health care providers' partnership-building communication. The aim of this study was to measure and explore the self-reported effects of patient involvement on the work of physicians and nurses. A questionnaire survey was distributed among cardiology staff in 12 Swedish hospitals (N = 488, response rate 67%)...
December 2016: Health Communication
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27016695/subclinical-cardiovascular-disease-in-lymphoma-survivors-by-sex
#20
Carolyn Miller Reilly, Natia Esiashvili, Susmita Parashar, Melinda Higgins
OBJECTIVE: To describe the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in lymphoma survivors by sex. DESIGN: Cross-sectional, correlation. SETTING: Large cancer institute in Southeastern United States. PARTICIPANTS: Participants (N = 31) had a mean age ± standard deviation of 47.6 ± 11.4 years; 55% were male and 84% were White. Participants averaged 5 years since lymphoma treatment. METHODS: During one research visit, routine laboratory tests and fasting lipid levels, coronary artery calcification computed tomography, echocardiography, comprehensive questionnaires, survivorship clinic, and cardiology consultation were measured...
May 2016: Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing: JOGNN
keyword
keyword
19659
1
2
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"