Chapter 5. Establishing National Heart Failure Services: Can we Afford not to?

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

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750551.ch5

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. (2004) Establishing National Heart Failure Services: Can we Afford not to?, 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.ch5

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:

  • heart failure services;
  • epidemic;
  • pharmacotherapy;
  • UK;
  • nurse management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Establishing national heart failure services: can we afford not to?

  • Introduction

  • Economic benefits of applying a UK-wide heart failure service

  • Comparisons with “other” heart failure treatments

  • Conclusions