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Heart Failure

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on heart failure and related issues, including angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs), cardiomyopathy, cardioverter-defibrillators, congestive heart failure, and diastolic and systolic heart failure. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Editorials and Letters

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Overview

08/01/2014 ACCF and AHA Release Guidelines on the Management of Heart Failure [Practice Guidelines]
10/01/2012 ACCF and AHA Update Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy [Practice Guidelines]
05/01/2009 Cardiomyopathy: An Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

06/15/2012 Diagnosis and Evaluation of Heart Failure Algorithm
06/01/2011 Brain Natriuretic Peptide for Ruling Out Heart Failure [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]

Treatment

10/15/2016 Sacubitril/Valsartan (Entresto) for Heart Failure [STEPS] new
04/15/2016 Ivabradine (Corlanor) for Heart Failure [STEPS]
03/01/2016 Transitional Care Interventions to Prevent Readmissions for Patients with Heart Failure [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews]
07/15/2012 Heart Failure [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
04/15/2012 NICE Updates Guidelines on Management of Chronic Heart Failure [Practice Guidelines] Algorithm
12/01/2010 Sudden Cardiac Death and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators
04/01/2008 Pharmacologic Management of Heart Failure Caused by Systolic Dysfunction Patient Education
04/15/2007 Predicting Mortality Risk in Patients with Acute Exacerbations of Heart Failure [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
08/15/2006 Digoxin Therapy for Heart Failure: An Update Algorithm
08/01/2006 Diuretics for Treatment of Patients with Heart Failure? [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Complications and Special Situations

03/01/2006 Diagnosis and Management of Diastolic Dysfunction and Heart Failure Algorithm

Editorials and Letters

04/01/2014 Sodium Restriction in Heart Failure: How Low Should You Go? [Editorials]

Patient Education, Self-Care

04/01/2008 Heart Failure: What You Should Know Patient Education
12/01/2004 Heart Failure--What Do I Need to Know About It? Patient Education
07/15/2003 Heart Failure Patient Education

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Patient Information Resource

Congenital Heart Disease
Stroke

Other AFP Content

Tips from Other Journals

04/01/2012 Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Reduces Mortality in Patients with Heart Failure

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