Adarsh Bhardwaj

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BACKGROUND Impaired glucose tolerance, impaired fasting glucose, and elevated hemoglobin A(1c) are intermediate stages, considered prediabetes, a precursor to overt type 2 diabetes mellitus. Prediabetes is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease, independent of diabetes development. Data have shown that various oral antidiabetic drugs can(More)
INTRODUCTION Many studies have demonstrated gaps in adherence to American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines among patients with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF). Quality improvement initiatives can improve compliance with guideline-recommended therapy yet a major challenge to such programs is identifying heart(More)
Accepted 19 April 1995 A 31-year-old black woman, with a nine-year history of systemic sclerosis, was admitted with an episode of jerking movements of both upper extremities, followed by unresponsiveness. In the emergency room, she had an episode of generalised tonic-clonic seizures. Her husband stated that she had never had seizures prior to these two(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe a patient with ifosfamide-induced nonconvulsive status epilepticus. CASE SUMMARY A 71-year-old woman with a history of malignant mixed mesodermal tumor involving the uterus, cervix, and vagina was admitted because of local recurrence. After receiving 3 doses of ifosfamide/mesna, she was found to be unresponsive. Physical examination(More)
Worries regarding short length of stay (LOS) adversely impacting quality of care prompted us to assess the relation between hospital LOS and inpatient guideline adherence in patients with acute coronary syndrome. We used the American Heart Association's Get with The Guidelines (GWTG)--Coronary Artery Disease data set. Data were collected from January 2,(More)
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