This ABC provides a comprehensive overview of this condition which affects a great many of the population
It describes the features associated with heart failure and how these patients should be investigated and treated.
Covers information on the latest advances and trials and gives detailed information on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features and management of this condition.
Making this a valuable resource in the management of heart failure for GPs and hospital doctors.
Table of Contents
History and epidemiology of heart failure.
Aetiology & heart failure.
Clinical features and complications of heart failure.
Investigation of heart failure.
Non-drug management of heart failure.
Management of heart failure: diuretics, nitrates and ACE inhibitors.
Management of heart failure: digoxin and other inotropes, beta blockers, antiarrhythmic & anitithrom.
Acute and chronic management strategies.
Heart failure in general and hospital practice.