Posts Tagged ‘heart failure’

2016 ACC/AHA/HFSA Focused Update on New Pharmacological Therapy for Heart Failure: An Update of the 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure

Yancy CW, Jessup M, Bozkurt B, Butler J, Casey Jr DE, Colvin MM, Drazner
MH, Filippatos G, Fonarow GC, Givertz MM, Hollenberg SM, Lindenfeld J, Masoudi FA, McBride
PE, Peterson PN, Stevenson LW, Westlake C, 2016 ACC/AHA/HFSA Focused Update on New
Pharmacological Therapy for Heart Failure: An Update of the 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the
Management of Heart Failure, Journal of the American College of Cardiology (2016), doi: 10.1016/
j.jacc.2016.05.011.

The development of a structured and cohesive service for people admitted to hospital with a diagnosis of heart failure. The 20,000 days campaign

Heart failure is a challenging condition to treat, requires a team effort and is most effective if the patient understands their condition and engages in self-care measures that reduce the impact of the condition. However, local audit identified inconsistent implementation of guideline based management, lack of self-management support and insufficient specialist resource.

Poole, A. McLachlan, L. Morley, S. Mooney, T. Sutton, A. Howitt, K. McLean, M. Lund
Counties Manukau Health, Auckland
Heart, Lung and Circulation – Volume 23, Supplement 1, e1-e48
Abstract & full-text available.

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