- Management of heart failure. Dracup, Kathleen; Baker, David W. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;11/9/94, Vol. 272 Issue 18, p1442
Reviews the role of counseling, education, dietary modifications and exercise for patients with heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction. General counseling; Diet and alcolhol; Exercise and rehabilitation; Adherence to treatment; Prognosis.
- Underuse of ACE inhibitors in treatment of heart failure. Apgar, Barbara // American Family Physician;9/15/1997, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p1170
Presents a summary of the work `Heart Failure Treatment With Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Hospitalized Medicare Patients,' by the Large State Peer Review Organization Consortium from the `Archives of Internal Medicine' dated 1997.
- ACE inhibitor benefits not only heart failure patients, but hypertensives with diminished heart... // Modern Medicine;Aug94, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p16
Reports on the cardiovascular effects of the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor enalapril maleate. Results of a study on the effects of the drug to hypertensive patients; Effects to heart failure patients.
- Angiotensin II Antagonist Had No Survival Benefit over an ACE Inhibitor in Elderly Patients with Congestive Heart Failure but Was Better Tolerated. B., Pitt; P.A., Poole-Wilson; R., Segal; Frishman, William H. // Annals of Internal Medicine;9/18/2001, Vol. 135 Issue 6, p443
Compares the efficacy of angiotensin II antagonists and angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors in treating congestive heart failure. Effects of ACE inhibitors on bradykinin levels; Estimation of the average annual rates of all-cause mortality; Elimination of the cough in a patient taking...
- First-line therapy for CHF. Yacone-Morton, Linda Ann; Hurley, Mary Lou // RN;Feb95, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p38
Part I. Looks at the use of diuretics and angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors in treating congestive heart failure (CHF). Factors contributing to CHF; Role of diuretics and ACE inhibitors in reducing stress on the heart; Guidelines from the Agency for Health Care Policy and...
- Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Cuculi, F.; Lim, C. C. S.; Banning, A. P. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;5/22/2010, Vol. 340 Issue 7756, p1095
The article offers clinical information on takotsubo cardiomyopathy, a condition characterized by acute, reversible left ventricular dysfunction that does not correlate with epicardial coronary artery blood supply. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy commonly affects postmenopausal women and is usually...
- Heart failure: Management of patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction. // American Family Physician;9/1/1994, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p603
Describes recommendations in the Clinical Practice Guideline on the management of heart failure patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction. Purpose and scope; Initial evaluation; Hospital management; Clinical volume overload; Left ventricular function; General counseling; Initial...
- Heart failure patients should receive digoxin as first-line treatment. // Geriatrics;Sep97, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p25
Recommends the use of digoxin as medical treatment for patients with symptomatic congestive heart failure. Research that proved the efficacy of digoxin.
- Continuing digoxin therapy in patients with stable CHF is cost-effective. // Formulary;Oct95, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p621
Presents an abstract of the medical study `Economic Outcomes of Withdrawal of Digoxin Therapy in Adult Patients With Stable Congestive Heart Failure,' by R.E. Ward, J.B. Young et al, published in the Journal of American College Cardiology 1995.