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Chronic heart failure: pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment

29 August 2014

Nursing Older People

CPD

Heart failure has significant prevalence in older people: the mean average age of patients with the condition is 77. It has serious prognostic and quality of life...

Chronic heart failure part 1: pathophysiology, signs and symptoms

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Chronic heart failure is a common and complex clinical syndrome that results from impaired cardiac relaxation or contraction. Patients with chronic heart failure may...

Heart failure: pathophysiology, treatment and nursing care

24 November 2004

Nursing Standard

CPD

Increasing numbers of patients are being diagnosed with heart failure because of the ageing population and improved survival rates following myocardial infarction....

Chronic heart failure part 2: treatment and management

11 January 2017

Nursing Standard

CPD

Chronic heart failure is a common and complex clinical syndrome that results from impaired cardiac relaxation or contraction. There have been considerable advances...

Meeting the information needs of patients with chronic heart failure

12 December 2007

Nursing Standard

CPD

The number of people with chronic heart failure is increasing due to improved survival rates following myocardial infarction, as well as an ageing population. This...

The district nurse’s role in managing patients with heart failure

23 February 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Heart failure is a complex disorder that affects patients and their carers in many ways. Recommendations for improving the quality of care for people with heart...

Benefits of telemonitoring in the care of patients with heart failure

26 September 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

Telemonitoring involves remotely monitoring patients’ vital signs. It is an innovative and promising development in the care of people with heart failure that may...

Working together for heart health services

01 April 2012

Primary Health Care

A&S Science

Low referral rates for cardiac rehabilitation and to the arrhythmia service, run by a cardiac nurse team in the community, had put the services at risk of being...

End of life care services for patients with heart failure

20 August 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Heart failure has high incidence and prevalence in the UK. However, access to palliative care services for patients with heart failure is inequitable. Patients with...

Management of acute heart failure in the emergency department

07 December 2015

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Acute heart failure (AHF) is a leading cause of hospital admission in the UK and is associated with significant mortality. The National Institute for Health and Care...