Chapter 7. Assessing the Patient with Heart Failure

  1. Simon Stewart1 and
  2. Lynda Blue2
  1. Margaret B McEntegart and
  2. Eric Gray

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750551.ch7

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

McEntegart, M. B. and Gray, E. (2004) Assessing the Patient with 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.ch7

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:

  • global epidemic;
  • survival;
  • heart failure;
  • healthcare resources;
  • diagnosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Assessing the patient with heart failure

  • Introduction

  • The diagnosis and assessment of heart failure

  • Investigations

  • Summary