Poll Results: Geriatric Conditions in Older Adults with Heart Failure
A recent poll introduced the case of an 85-year-old male referred for a second opinion for episodic "whiteouts" leading to frequent emergency department visits and hospital admissions. [Original patient scenario here]
The results of the poll showed that most cardiovascular clinicians consider geriatric conditions when caring for older adults with heart failure. See poll results below:
However, the individual geriatric conditions that are considered and addressed by cardiovascular clinicians vary.
Clinical Topics: Anticoagulation Management, Arrhythmias and Clinical EP, Geriatric Cardiology, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies, Anticoagulation Management and Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Fibrillation/Supraventricular Arrhythmias, Statins, Acute Heart Failure
Keywords: Geriatrics, Heart Failure, Dizziness, Warfarin, Atrial Fibrillation, Spironolactone, Furosemide, Heart Rate, Losartan, Amiodarone, Allopurinol, Thyroxine, Calcium, Blood Pressure
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