Mayo Clinic Proceedings
- Barriers to medication adherence common in the US. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;Jun2015, Vol. 729 Issue 1, p13
The article discusses research on patient-reported barriers to medication adherence among U.S. patients with cardiovascular risk factors, referencing a study by L. L. Zullig et al and published in the June 2015 issue of the "Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy."
- THESUS-HF study reveals acute AF trends in Africa. // Cardiology Today;Oct2012, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p39
The article focuses on a study of patients at 12 hospitals in nine African countries which revealed that acute heart failure (HF) has a predominantly nonischemic cause in African patients.
- Primary Non-adherence of Medications: lifting the veil on prescription-filling behaviors. Solomon, Matthew D.; Majumdar, Sumit R. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Apr2010, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p280
In this article the author reflect on a study on how often patients do not fill prescriptions by measuring primary nonadherence for a population of commercially insured outpatients. It found that almost one-quarter of all prescriptions written went unfilled and 8.3% of all new prescriptions went...
- Heart failure care checklist. // Southern Illinois Labor Tribune;6/21/2012, Vol. 75 Issue 46, p10
The article focuses on guidelines issued by Kapil Parakh, director of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Comprehensive Heart Failure Program for heart patients which include monitoring one's weight daily, watching for sigsn of heart failure and reducing intake of sodium.
- New prescription guidelines for Viagra. // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Jun99, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p8
Reports on the prescribing guidelines for the impotence drug Viagra, issued by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. Heart patients not advised to take the drug; Medical examination recommended to patients planning to take the drug.
- Taking heart: Technology is playing larger role in care. O'Connor, John // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;May2012, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p16
The article reports on the role played by technology for helping patients with heart failure.
- Men, women with acute HF have similar in-hospital mortality, different treatment. // Cardiology Today;Nov2012, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p26
The article reveals that women with heart failure receive less in-hospital treatment compared to men.
- Untitled. // MondayMorning;3/8/2010, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p19
The article focuses on a study related to heart attacks in Scotland. It discusses that aspirin does not prevent heart attacks in people who are at high risk of heart disease. In a survey, experts have screened many healthy people for their heart disease risk with a test and detected artery...
- The role of the specialist nurse. Jolly, L. // Heart;Oct2002 Supplement 2, Vol. 88, pIi33
Examines evidence to show the important role specialist heart failure nurses can play in the management of patients with heart failure. Needs of heart failure patients that nurses are equipped to address; Multidisciplinary approach to heart failure management.