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Heart Risk Up if Hospitalized for Pneumonia or Sepsis

FRIDAY, Aug. 11, 2017 -- Adults who've been hospitalized with pneumonia or sepsis have a higher risk of heart disease, a new European study reports. Researchers examined data from nearly 237,000 Swedish men. They were followed from age 18 into...
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Conclusions: These findings suggest that the potential magnitude of health benefits of air quality policies targeting O3, health co-benefits of climate mitigation policies, and health implications of climate change-driven changes in O3 concentrations, are larger than previously thought. https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP1390 Received: 17 November 2016 Revised: 19 June 2017 Accepted: 20 June 2017 Published: 28 August 2017 Address correspondence to C.S. Malley, Stockholm Environment Institute, Environment Dept., Environment Building, Wentworth Way, University of York, York, YO10 5NG, UK. Telephone: 44 1904 323685. Email: chri...
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CONCLUSIONS: Associations between ambient concentrations of fine particulate matter and several causes of death were non-linear for each cause of death examined. PMID: 28850858 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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CONCLUSIONS: Our findings indicate a graded inverse and independent association between CRF and the future risk of pneumonia in a general male population. PMID: 28843448 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A new study has identified a link between pneumonia or sepsis in adults resulting in hospital admission and an increased risk for cardiovascular disease.
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Adults have greater risk of cardiovascular disease after hospitalisation for pneumonia or sepsis Related items fromOnMedica Diet, lifestyle and cardiovascular disease CVD risk raised fourfold in first month after pneumonia CVD event risk raised soon after COPD exacerbations Stress linked to mortality in CHD patients Lifestyle factors biggest cause of heart disease risk variation
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Adults have greater risk of cardiovascular disease after hospitalisation for pneumonia or sepsis Related items fromOnMedica Diet, lifestyle and cardiovascular disease CVD risk raised fourfold in first month after pneumonia CVD event risk raised soon after COPD exacerbations Stress linked to mortality in CHD patients Lifestyle factors biggest cause of heart disease risk variation
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ConclusionThe SMR, adjusted for age and ethnicity, is a good method for identifying districts that differ significantly from the national average. Some of the regional differences may be attributed to differences in the completion of death certificates. This needs to be addressed by efforts to improve reporting of causes of death, by educating physicians.The relatively low differences found after adjustment, show that factors associated with ethnicity may affect mortality more than regional factors. Recommendations include encouraging good eating habits, exercise, cancer screening, control of hypertension, reduction of smo...
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Conclusion: Patients with LEP had significant differences and disparities in end-of-life decision-making. Interventions to facilitate informed decision-making for those with LEP is a crucial component of care for this group. THU 1:30 pm:  “But She’ll Die if You Don’t!”: Understanding and Communicating Risks at the End of Life (Janet Malek) Clinicians sometimes decline to offer interventions even if their refusal will result in an earlier death for their patients. For example, a nephrologist may decide against initiating hemodialysis despite a patient’s rising creatinine levels if dea...
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Patient Presentation A 12-year-old male came to clinic with a history of 3-4 days of painful bruising on his shin and lower arms. He had Streptocococcal pharyngitis diagnosed by rapid strep testing approximately 4 weeks previously and had taken all of his amoxicillin antibiotic per his parents. He had recovered without any problems until 3-4 days ago when his legs and arms started to have painful bruises along the shins and lower arms. They were raised, red/purple and painful mainly in the center of the lesions. He denied pain elsewhere nor any fever (Tmax was 99.5F), chills, sweats, weight loss, joint stiffness, abdomina...
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CONCLUSIONS: The main pleuropulmonary complication was atelectasis, which is consistent with that reported in the international literature. Patients with any of the predictors identified in the present study should be closely monitored in order to prevent, detect and/or treat pleuropulmonary complications in a timely manner after cardiac surgery. PMID: 28676203 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Archivos de Cardiologia de Mexico - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Arch Cardiol Mex Source Type: research
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