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Deaths and nonfatal cardiac arrest are not rare among triathletes, particularly during the swim portion of the event, according to an Annals of Internal Medicine study.
What is the diagnosis? A two-part case challenge. Submit your responses.
Dr. Paul Sax sings the praises of a new shingles vaccine that should get FDA approval soon.
Patients are increasingly requesting commercially available genetic testing. What is the level of evidence supporting such requests?
Assessing risk factors for dementia starts in early life, and caring for patients with dementia requires a timely diagnosis and a multidisciplinary approach.
Routine evaluation might be equivalent to extensive screening.
Likely key drivers are increases in bystander CPR, first-responder defibrillation, and targeted temperature management.
The update addresses treatment changes for patients with either preserved or reduced systolic function.
A Scientific Statement clarifies diagnosis and support of patients with these devices.
These guidelines touch upon infective endocarditis, treatment of aortic stenosis and of primary and secondary mitral regurgitation, and direct-acting oral anticoagulants, among other topics.
Posts and discussion from NEJM Group's clinical cardiology community, active from 2009 to 2015.