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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29724357/arrhythmias-in-patients-%C3%A2-80-years-of-age-pathophysiology-management-and-outcomes
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REVIEW
Anne B Curtis, Roshan Karki, Alexander Hattoum, Umesh C Sharma
Advances in medical care have led to an increase in the number of octogenarians and even older patients, forming an important and unique patient subgroup. It is clear that advancing age is an independent risk factor for the development of most arrhythmias, causing substantial morbidity and mortality. Patients ≥80 years of age have significant structural and electrical remodeling of cardiac tissue; accrue competing comorbidities; react differently to drug therapy; and may experience falls, frailty, and cognitive impairment, presenting significant therapeutic challenges...
May 8, 2018: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619008/initial-potassium-replacement-in-diabetic-ketoacidosis-the-unnoticed-area-of-gap
#2
Atif Usman
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2018: Frontiers in Endocrinology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29605975/advantages-and-disadvantages-of-long-term-proton-pump-inhibitor-use
#3
REVIEW
Yoshikazu Kinoshita, Norihisa Ishimura, Shunji Ishihara
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) potently inhibit gastric acid secretion and are widely used for treatment of acid-related diseases including gastroesophageal reflux disease and secondary prevention of aspirin/NSAID-induced ulcers. Although clinically important adverse effects of PPIs can occur, just as with other drugs, those are not frequently observed during or after administration. Thus, PPIs are regarded as relatively safe and considered to be clinically beneficial. Recently, PPIs have become frequently administered to patients with functional gastrointestinal diseases or primary prevention of drug-related gastroduodenal damage, even though their beneficial effects for those conditions have not been fully confirmed...
April 30, 2018: Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29675566/the-surviving-sepsis-campaign-bundle-2018-update
#4
EDITORIAL
Mitchell M Levy, Laura E Evans, Andrew Rhodes
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 19, 2018: Intensive Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29650333/easl-recommendations-on-treatment-of-hepatitis-c-2018
#5
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 9, 2018: Journal of Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29637759/clinical-practice-guidelines-for-the-antibiotic-treatment-of-community-acquired-urinary-tract-infections
#6
Cheol In Kang, Jieun Kim, Dae Won Park, Baek Nam Kim, U Syn Ha, Seung Ju Lee, Jeong Kyun Yeo, Seung Ki Min, Heeyoung Lee, Seong Heon Wie
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are infectious diseases that commonly occur in communities. Although several international guidelines for the management of UTIs have been available, clinical characteristics, etiology and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns may differ from country to country. This work represents an update of the 2011 Korean guideline for UTIs. The current guideline was developed by the update and adaptation method. This clinical practice guideline provides recommendations for the diagnosis and management of UTIs, including asymptomatic bacteriuria, acute uncomplicated cystitis, acute uncomplicated pyelonephritis, complicated pyelonephritis related to urinary tract obstruction, and acute bacterial prostatitis...
March 2018: Infection & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29653941/guidelines-for-the-investigation-of-chronic-diarrhoea-in-adults-british-society-of-gastroenterology-3rd-edition
#7
Ramesh P Arasaradnam, Steven Brown, Alastair Forbes, Mark R Fox, Pali Hungin, Lawrence Kelman, Giles Major, Michelle O'Connor, Dave S Sanders, Rakesh Sinha, Stephen Charles Smith, Paul Thomas, Julian R F Walters
Chronic diarrhoea is a common problem, hence clear guidance on investigations is required. This is an updated guideline from 2003 for the investigations of chronic diarrhoea commissioned by the Clinical Services and Standards Committee of the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG). This document has undergone significant revision in content through input by 13 members of the Guideline Development Group (GDG) representing various institutions. The GRADE system was used to appraise the quality of evidence and grading of recommendations...
April 13, 2018: Gut
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628280/easl-clinical-practice-guidelines-management-of-alcohol-related-liver-disease
#8
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 5, 2018: Journal of Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29617787/diagnosis-and-treatment-of-neurocysticercosis-2017-clinical-practice-guidelines-by-the-infectious-diseases-society-of-america-idsa-and-the-american-society-of-tropical-medicine-and-hygiene-astmh
#9
A Clinton White, Christina M Coyle, Vedantam Rajshekhar, Gagandeep Singh, W Allen Hauser, Aaron Mohanty, Hector H Garcia, Theodore E Nash
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 3, 2018: Clinical Infectious Diseases: An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628281/easl-clinical-practice-guidelines-management-of-hepatocellular-carcinoma
#10
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 5, 2018: Journal of Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29650544/evaluation-and-management-of-right-sided-heart-failure-a-scientific-statement-from-the-american-heart-association
#11
REVIEW
Marvin A Konstam, Michael S Kiernan, Daniel Bernstein, Biykem Bozkurt, Miriam Jacob, Navin K Kapur, Robb D Kociol, Eldrin F Lewis, Mandeep R Mehra, Francis D Pagani, Amish N Raval, Carey Ward
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The diverse causes of right-sided heart failure (RHF) include, among others, primary cardiomyopathies with right ventricular (RV) involvement, RV ischemia and infarction, volume loading caused by cardiac lesions associated with congenital heart disease and valvular pathologies, and pressure loading resulting from pulmonic stenosis or pulmonary hypertension from a variety of causes, including left-sided heart disease. Progressive RV dysfunction in these disease states is associated with increased morbidity and mortality...
May 15, 2018: Circulation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29478864/management-of-acute-kidney-injury-core-curriculum-2018
#12
Peter K Moore, Raymond K Hsu, Kathleen D Liu
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a heterogeneous disorder that is common in hospitalized patients and associated with short- and long-term morbidity and mortality. When AKI is present, prompt workup of the underlying cause should be pursued, with specific attention to reversible causes. Measures to prevent AKI include optimization of volume status and avoidance of nephrotoxic medications. Crystalloids are preferred over colloids for most patients, and hydroxyethyl starches should be avoided. Volume overload in the setting of AKI is associated with adverse outcomes, so attention should be paid to overall fluid balance...
February 22, 2018: American Journal of Kidney Diseases: the Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29562304/2018-esc-guidelines-for-the-diagnosis-and-management-of-syncope
#13
Michele Brignole, Angel Moya, Frederik J de Lange, Jean-Claude Deharo, Perry M Elliott, Alessandra Fanciulli, Artur Fedorowski, Raffaello Furlan, Rose Anne Kenny, Alfonso Martín, Vincent Probst, Matthew J Reed, Ciara P Rice, Richard Sutton, Andrea Ungar, J Gert van Dijk
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 19, 2018: European Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29531957/an-algorithmic-approach-for-the-treatment-of-severe-uncontrolled-asthma
#14
REVIEW
Eleftherios Zervas, Konstantinos Samitas, Andriana I Papaioannou, Petros Bakakos, Stelios Loukides, Mina Gaga
A small subgroup of patients with asthma suffers from severe disease that is either partially controlled or uncontrolled despite intensive, guideline-based treatment. These patients have significantly impaired quality of life and although they constitute <5% of all asthma patients, they are responsible for more than half of asthma-related healthcare costs. Here, we review a definition for severe asthma and present all therapeutic options currently available for these severe asthma patients. Moreover, we suggest a specific algorithmic treatment approach for the management of severe, difficult-to-treat asthma based on specific phenotype characteristics and biomarkers...
January 2018: ERJ Open Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29589205/hyperchloraemia-in-sepsis
#15
REVIEW
Christos Filis, Ioannis Vasileiadis, Antonia Koutsoukou
Chloride represents-quantitatively-the most prevalent, negatively charged, strong plasma electrolyte. Control of chloride concentration is a probable major mechanism for regulating the body's acid-base balance and for maintaining homeostasis of the entire internal environment. The difference between the concentrations of chloride and sodium constitutes the major contributor to the strong ion difference (SID); SID is the key pH regulator in the body, according to the physicochemical approach. Hyperchloraemia resulting from either underlying diseases or medical interventions is common in intensive care units...
March 27, 2018: Annals of Intensive Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29579419/nephrocalcinosis-a-diagnostic-conundrum
#16
Lalathaksha Kumbar, Jerry Yee
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2018: American Journal of Kidney Diseases: the Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23672688/clinical-review-practical-approach-to-hyponatraemia-and-hypernatraemia-in-critically-ill-patients
#17
REVIEW
Christian Overgaard-Steensen, Troels Ring
Disturbances in sodium concentration are common in the critically ill patient and associated with increased mortality. The key principle in treatment and prevention is that plasma [Na+] (P-[Na+]) is determined by external water and cation balances. P-[Na+] determines plasma tonicity. An important exception is hyperglycaemia, where P-[Na+] may be reduced despite plasma hypertonicity. The patient is first treated to secure airway, breathing and circulation to diminish secondary organ damage. Symptoms are critical when handling a patient with hyponatraemia...
February 27, 2013: Critical Care: the Official Journal of the Critical Care Forum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29522219/novel-insights-in-hfpef-cardiomyopathies-and-myocarditis
#18
Thomas F Lüscher
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 7, 2018: European Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29540496/exacerbations-of-copd
#19
Christian Viniol, Claus F Vogelmeier
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death worldwide. While COPD is a mainly chronic disease, a substantial number of patients suffer from exacerbations. Severe exacerbations are related to a significantly worse survival outcome. This review summarises the current knowledge on the different aspects of COPD exacerbations. The impact of risk factors and triggers such as smoking, severe airflow limitation, bronchiectasis, bacterial and viral infections and comorbidities is discussed...
March 31, 2018: European Respiratory Review: An Official Journal of the European Respiratory Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29508275/eadsg-guidelines-insulin-therapy-in-diabetes
#20
Bahendeka Silver, Kaushik Ramaiya, Swai Babu Andrew, Otieno Fredrick, Sarita Bajaj, Sanjay Kalra, Bavuma M Charlotte, Karigire Claudine, Anthony Makhoba
A diagnosis of diabetes or hyperglycemia should be confirmed prior to ordering, dispensing, or administering insulin (A). Insulin is the primary treatment in all patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) (A). Typically, patients with T1DM will require initiation with multiple daily injections at the time of diagnosis. This is usually short-acting insulin or rapid-acting insulin analogue given 0 to 15 min before meals together with one or more daily separate injections of intermediate or long-acting insulin...
April 2018: Diabetes Therapy: Research, Treatment and Education of Diabetes and related Disorders
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