Evidence-Based Care for Your Patient With Acute Heart Failure

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According to an American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology guideline, heart failure is defined as “a complex clinical syndrome that results from any structural or functional impairment of ventricular filling or ejection of blood.” An estimated 6.5 million Americans ages 20 and above were living with heart failure from 2011 to 2014. More than 8 million people are expected to develop heart failure by 2030, a 46% increase from 2012.1 In one of every eight deaths, the death certificate mentions heart failure. The risk of death increases immediately after hospitalization for acute heart failure, and a 2016 study found that this had more to do with the patient’s risk profile than the hospitalization. The total cost of heart failure in 2012 was $30.7 billion. This module provides healthcare professionals with information about evidence-based medical therapy, best practice recommendations for the treatment of heart failure, and the role of interprofessional collaboration. It will increase your knowledge about heart failure — how to both recognize and manage it.

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According to an American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology guideline, heart failure is defined as “a complex clinical syndrome that results from any structural or functional impairment of ventricular filling or ejection of blood.” An estimated 6.5 million Americans ages 20 and above were living with heart failure from 2011 to 2014. More than 8 million people are expected to develop heart failure by 2030, a 46% increase from 2012.1 In one of every eight deaths, the death certificate mentions heart failure. The risk of death increases immediately after hospitalization for acute heart failure, and a 2016 study found that this had more to do with the patient’s risk profile than the hospitalization. The total cost of heart failure in 2012 was $30.7 billion. This module provides healthcare professionals with information about evidence-based medical therapy, best practice recommendations for the treatment of heart failure, and the role of interprofessional collaboration. It will increase your knowledge about heart failure — how to both recognize and manage it.

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