Chapter 2. State of the Art Treatment for Chronic Heart Failure

  1. Simon Stewart1 and
  2. Lynda Blue2
  1. Simon Stewart and
  2. John McMurray

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750551.ch2

Improving Outcomes in Chronic Heart Failure: Specialist Nurse Intervention from Research to Practice, Second Edition

Improving Outcomes in Chronic Heart Failure: Specialist Nurse Intervention from Research to Practice, Second Edition

How to Cite

Stewart, S. and McMurray, J. (2004) State of the Art Treatment for Chronic Heart Failure, in Improving Outcomes in Chronic Heart Failure: Specialist Nurse Intervention from Research to Practice, Second Edition (eds S. Stewart and L. Blue), BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750551.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    National Heart Foundation of Australia/Roche Chair of Cardiovascular Nursing, University of South Australia, Australia

  2. 2

    Nurse Coordinator, Heart Failure Liaison Service, Greater Glasgow Primary Care NHS Trust, Glasgow, Scotland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917232

Online ISBN: 9780470750551

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Keywords:

  • art treatment;
  • syndrome;
  • dysfunction;
  • diuretics;
  • bradykinin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • State of the art treatment for chronic heart failure

  • Introduction

  • Pharmacological treatment of heart failure

  • Novel pharmacological agents

  • Devices

  • Summary