When are vasoactive agents indicated in acute heart failure?
October 1, 2008
Case A 72-year-old retired nurse with known nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy with an ejection fraction of approximately 20% and status-post cardiac resynchronization therapy presents to the emergency department with dyspnea with minimal activity, three-pillow orthopnea, and paroxysmal nocturnal dy
Can CT coronary angiography effectively rule out coronary disease in a patient admitted with chest pain?
January 1, 2008
A 58-year-old male with a past medical history significant for hypertension and hypercholesterolemia presents four hours after acute onset of substernal chest pain that rates eight on a scale of 10
The Anorectic Heart
June 1, 2007
Pneumomediastinum and pericardial effusion in a 40-year-old male with anorexia nervosa
SHM Heart Failure Research Program Awardees
November 1, 2006
Meet the winners
October 2, 2006
A case study of acute decompensated heart failure.
August 2, 2006
A hospitalist in Texas fulfills her dream to direct an in patient hospice unit
Insulin Therapy, C. Diff Update, LMWH or UFH for Acute Coronary Syndrome
May 2, 2006
C. Difficile Update Loo VG, Poirier L, Miller MA, et al. A Predominantly clonal multi-institutional outbreak of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea with high morbidity and mortality. N Engl J Med. 2005 Dec 8;353(23):2442-2449. McDonald LC, Killgore GE, Thompson A, et al.