Fast Facts: Heart Failure
Heart failure is a serious public health problem that has an enormous effect on individuals and families, as well as healthcare budgets around the world. Written with the non-specialist in mind, Fast Facts: Heart Failure provides:
- a concise discussion of the pathophysiological mechanisms that lead to heart failure
- a detailed review of the causes and comorbidities of heart failure
- simple advice on diagnosis and investigation
- clear management principles, including healthy lifestyle choices for patients
- evidence-based guidance on first- and second-line drug therapies and medical management that targets the underlying cause
- a comprehensive overview of non-pharmacological treatment options, including devices and transplantation
- important information on palliative care in end-stage heart failure.
- Definitions and epidemiology
- Pathophysiology and clinical stages
- Causes; Comorbidities
- General management and lifestyle considerations
- Pharmacological treatment
- Non-pharmacological treatment
- Clinical trials and developments
- Useful resources
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