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    Heart Failure

    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 two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
    Feb 15, 2022 Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Updated Guidelines From the ACC/AHA [Practice Guidelines]   CME
    Nov 15, 2017 Cardiomyopathy: An Overview   Alg   PtEd
    Oct 01, 2012 ACCF and AHA Update Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy [Practice Guidelines]
    Jan 15, 2023 SGLT-2 Inhibitors for Cardiovascular Outcomes in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Nov 15, 2022 Vericiguat (Verquvo) for the Treatment of Heart Failure [STEPS]
    Nov 15, 2021 Coenzyme Q10 for Heart Failure [Cochrane for Clinicians]   CME
    Jul 01, 2019 Pharmacologic Therapy for Heart Failure [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]
    Jul 01, 2019 Medication Management for Chronic Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Nov 01, 2017 Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: Diagnosis and Management   Alg
    Jan 01, 2017 Heart Failure Due to Reduced Ejection Fraction: Medical Management   PtEd
    Oct 15, 2016 Sacubitril/Valsartan (Entresto) for Heart Failure [STEPS]
    Apr 15, 2016 Ivabradine (Corlanor) for Heart Failure [STEPS]
    Aug 01, 2014 ACCF and AHA Release Guidelines on the Management of Heart Failure [Practice Guidelines]
    Screening and Diagnosis
    Feb 15, 2020 Diagnosis of Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction [Point-of-Care Guides]
    Feb 01, 2019 Dyspnea Due to Acute Heart Failure Syndrome [Medicine by the Numbers]
    Apr 15, 2017 Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Apr 15, 2007 Predicting Mortality Risk in Patients with Acute Exacerbations of Heart Failure [Point-of-Care Guides]   POC
    Jul 15, 2020 Dapagliflozin (Farxiga) for Preventing Hospitalization for Heart Failure [STEPS]
    Jul 01, 2016 Cardiac Rehabilitation: Improving Function and Reducing Risk   PtEd
    Mar 01, 2016 Transitional Care Interventions to Prevent Readmissions for Patients with Heart Failure [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews]
    Patient Education, Self-Care
    Nov 15, 2017 Cardiomyopathy [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Jan 01, 2017 Heart Failure: What You Should Know [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Jul 15, 2003 Heart Failure [Information from Your Family Doctor]
    Editorials and Letters
    Apr 01, 2014 Sodium Restriction in Heart Failure: How Low Should You Go? [Editorials]
    Complications and Special Situations
    Dec 01, 2010 Sudden Cardiac Death and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators

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