Posts Tagged ‘primary care’

July 18th, 2013

BNP-Based Screening + Collaborative Care to Prevent Heart Failure?


Kenneth McDonald discusses findings from the STOP-HF randomized trial of BNP-based screening versus usual primary care for preventing new-onset heart failure.

September 29th, 2010

How Are You Managing Co-Morbid Conditions?

Some of you may remember a 2005 paper in JAMA, in which relevant clinical practice guidelines were applied to a hypothetical 79-year-old woman. This woman had multiple co-morbid conditions, otherwise known as multimorbidity, including COPD, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, hypertension, and osteoarthritis. The authors surmised that, if guideline-directed care were followed, this hypothetical patient would be […]