Fast Facts: Heart Failure

by Dariusz Korczyk

Fast Facts: Heart Failure


Written with the non-specialist in mind, "Fast Facts: Heart Failure" provides: a concise discussion of the pathophysiology that leads 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; a comprehensive overview of non-pharmacological treatment options; and important information on palliative care in end-stage heart failure. This compact handbook distills a lot of complex information into a highly digestible, practical format. With clear, informative diagrams and useful pull-out tables, it is an ideal resource for primary care providers, specialist nurses and cardiology trainees, and a good introduction to heart failure for all healthcare professionals who care for the elderly.

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