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Acid–Base Disturbances

Julian L. Seifter.

in The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 5830 words.

According to projections from the United States Renal Data Service (USRDS), 〉600,000 individuals in the United States will have end-stage renal disease (ESRD) by 2010. The leading cause of...

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Acute Coronary Syndromes

Susan Cheng and Marc S. Sabatine.

in The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 8039 words.

In total, ACS presentations account for over 2 million annual hospital admissions in the United States. Almost 1.4 million people suffer an ACS each year, of which 55% are new events, 31%...

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Acute Kidney Injury

Bradley M. Denker.

in The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 5837 words.

This chapter discusses electrolyte disorders, including sodium, hyponatremia, hypernatremia, potassium disorders, hypokalemia, hyperkalemia,

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Acute Monoarticular Arthritis

C. Ryan Antolini, Flavia V. Castelino and Anthony M. Reginato.

in The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 8239 words.

Acute monoarticular arthritis represents one of the few rheumatologic emergencies that internists, emergency room physicians, and rheumatologists will encounter in their clinical practice....

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Adrenal Disorders

Subbulaxmi Trikudanathan and Robert G. Dluhy.

in The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 8062 words.

Calcium is vital for the regulation of a vast array of human physiological processes including cell division, cell adhesion, plasma membrane integrity, protein and hormone secretion, muscle...

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Adult Cardiac Conditions

Paola Rogliani, Andrea Segreti and Mario Cazzola.

in Asthma

February 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Primary Care. 5381 words.

In this chapter, the relationship between asthma and its cardiovascular comorbidities is reviewed. Asthma seems not to be a risk factor for coronary heart disease in middle-aged adults;...

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Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Yuli Y. Kim, Michael J. Landzberg and Anne Marie Valente.

in The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 6687 words.

Historically, individuals with complex congenital heart disease rarely lived past childhood. Due to tremendous advances in diagnosis and treatment, now 85–90% of children born with...

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Advancing Wellbeing in People, Organizations, and Communities

Mary Jo Kreitzer, Louise Delagran and Andrea Uptmor.

in Integrative Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 4461 words.

Well-being is a state of being in balance or alignment in body, mind and spirit. Well-being is impacted by many dimensions including health, purpose, relationships, community, safety and...

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The African American Heart Failure Trial (A-HeFT)

Michael E. Hochman.

in 50 Studies Every Doctor Should Know

November 2013; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 1069 words.

This chapter provides a summary of a landmark study in internal medicine. Is the combination of isosorbide dinitrate plus hydralazine effective for managing advanced heart failure in...

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The African American Heart Failure Trial (A-HeFT)

Michael E. Hochman.

in 50 Studies Every Internist Should Know

January 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 1180 words.

This chapter provides a summary of a landmark study in cardiology. Is the combination of isosorbide dinitrate plus hydralazine effective for managing advanced heart failure in African...

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