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Cardiology societies update guideline on management of chronic coronary disease

The guideline from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology emphasizes coordinating care between cardiovascular and primary care professionals and prioritizing symptom relief and quality of life, among other recommendations.
1 Aug 2023

Digoxin still used, but toxicity not appreciated

Add digoxin toxicity to your checklist of diagnostic suspicions, and consider standing orders to check serum levels in certain populations.
1 Apr 2024

Antihypertensive drugs linked with lower dementia risk in older patients

Patients who filled a new prescription for antihypertensive therapy more than three-quarters of the time were 24% less likely to develop dementia than those who rarely filled theirs, according to a seven-year study carried out in Italy among patients ages 65 years and older.
2 Apr 2024


The College notes the passing of two former Chapter Governors.
1 Jan 2024

Recommendations released on statin therapy for people with HIV

The guidance from a panel of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services addresses primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in patients ages 40 to 75 years and younger than age 40 years.
5 Mar 2024

Take a team approach to coronary disease

A major update to a cardiology guideline puts team-based, patient-centered care at the forefront of management and highlights the role of healthy diet and exercise habits in reducing cardiovascular risk.
1 Feb 2024

Likelihood of smoking cessation after cardiovascular event varies by event type

Patients who had had a myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass grafting, stroke, or transient ischemic attack were more likely to quit smoking than those who underwent elective percutaneous coronary intervention or had a new diagnosis of peripheral artery disease.
13 Feb 2024

Afib guideline updates diagnosis, management strategies

An updated guideline from cardiology societies places new emphasis on lifestyle and risk factor modification in patients with atrial fibrillation and risk for recurrence when afib occurs after surgery, among other changes.
12 Dec 2023

The ins and outs of insulin updates, new guidelines, and more

This month's issue addresses insulin, an updated cardiology guideline, and colorectal cancer screening.
1 Feb 2024

Combined use of ED drugs, nitrates linked with worse outcomes in patients with CAD

Risks of myocardial infarction, heart failure, and mortality were significantly higher in coronary artery disease (CAD) patients taking nitrates and phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors for erectile dysfunction (ED) than in patients taking nitrates alone.
16 Jan 2024

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