Educate your patients about the consequences of sustained hypertension and increase their adherence to treatment. How does hypertension develop? What are its risk factors and signs and symptoms? What treatments are available? And what does your patient need to know after being diagnosed with hypertension? Discover these answers and more!
Read the summaries of four published articles related to managing CHF in the community. Content includes the cost-effectiveness of nurse-led disease management, different levels of HF management programs and their effectiveness related to improved outcomes, whether telemonitoring or structured telephone support has any effect on the hospitalization rate, and factors contributing to the rehospitalization of HF patients.
Examine this study which explores which physical symptom clusters occur in HF patients and seeks to determine the impact of symptom clusters on event-free survival. The researchers reveal 2 distinct symptom clusters that impact outcomes.
Individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus have 2 to 4 times the risk of developing and dying from coronary heart disease when compared with nondiabetic patients. Examine this study which assesses cardiovascular disease risk profiles of diabetic and nondiabetic patients with coronary heart disease and the effects of a 6-week tailored multidisciplinary cardiac rehabilitation program.
Atrial fibrillation impairs the heart's ability to function effectively. Review the electrophysiology and the guidelines for management treatment from the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association.
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