FP Essentials™

Heart Failure Update

Edition #442 | March 2016

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  • Cite the diagnostic criteria for the two primary categories of heart failure (HF) and associated symptoms.
  • Summarize the diagnostic evaluation of patients with suspected HF.
  • Summarize the pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies that should be used when treating HF patients.
  • Cite ways to prevent rehospitalization for patients discharged with a diagnosis of HF.
  • Summarize an evaluation approach to patients with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF).
  • Describe the treatment of the hospitalized patient with ADHF.
  • Cite important components of the hospital discharge plan.
  • Summarize known benefits of telemonitoring, collaborative disease management programs, office-based team care, and pay-for-performance for the HF population.
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#442: Heart Failure Update
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