Opening Session, Part 1: Presidential Address 2017

– [Announcer] Ladies and gentlemen. Please welcome the American Heart Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Nancy Brown. (dramatic music) Welcome to the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2017, the world’s premiere gathering for cutting edge cardiovascular science. We are honored that you have joined us. Over the next several days I hope you will embrace this…

Sepsis Standard Work: Improving Compliance with Early Recognition and Management of Perinatal Sepsis

[ Music ]>>Hello and welcome to today’s webinar, Sepsis Standard Work: Improving Compliance with Early Recognition and Management of Perinatal Sepsis. Thank you for tuning into today’s webinar. My name is Kate Wiedeman, and I am a Health Communication Specialist in CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion. The mission of CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality…

Coding Hypertension Controlled vs. Uncontrolled | ICD 10 Coding

Q: “How do you make a distinction between controlled and uncontrolled hypertension?” A: The simple answer to this is your physicians or the documentation that you’re reviewing should clearly indicate whether the patient is hypertension is controlled or uncontrolled. Typically, we assume and we’re taught to assume from a coding perspective that the hypertension is…

The Humanwide Project: Pharmacogenomics

It is day three, two days after my surgery. My biggest fear was that I would have a bad reaction to the pain medication and I have not had one. Pharmacogenomics which very simply stated is the genetic influence on your drug response. What we envision in the future and what we’re doing now, so…

Drink This Juice To Prevent and Treat Varicose Veins

We all know that there are no miracles when it comes to eliminating varicose veins. However, through good nutrition and exercise, we can reduce its incidence and avoid deep vein thrombosis (otherwise known as a blood clot). If your varicose veins are at a very advanced stage, be sure to speak with your doctor immediately…

Diet Doctor Podcast #15 — Prof. Andrew Mente

Welcome to the DietDoctor podcast with Dr. Bret Scher. Today I’m joined by Prof. Andrew Mente. Now prof Mente has a PhD in epidemiology from the University of Toronto, he’s done his postdoc work in cardiovascular epidemiology from McMaster University and he’s an associate professor of health research methods at McMaster University and most recently…

Low carb for doctors: blood-pressure medications

Regarding blood pressure medication and blood pressure itself… I always begin of course with a baseline measurement. And are we happy with that baseline measurement? Is any action needed right to the beginning? Is the blood pressure very high? Or sometimes it’s surprisingly low. The next thing to add in is, “What are the patient’s…