Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Practical and comprehensive manual for managing patients with heart failure
Heart failure is an important and ever expanding sub-specialty of cardiology. Many health care professional bodies are now developing specialist expertise in heart failure. This book comprehensively covers all aspects necessary to manage a patient with heart failure. It gives simple, clear advice on the diagnosis, investigation and treatment options available, highlighting the current evidence-base. The chapters provide concise and objective information to guide all health care professionals involved in modern day multi-disciplinary management of the syndrome. The book is set out logically to mirror the patient journey in heart failure.
This book is the first practical manual of heart failure management that addresses the needs of all the health care professionals involved. The ultimate aim of this book is to facilitate the practice of optimal evidence-based management for heart failure patients.