Chapter 8. Optimising the Day to Day Management of Patients with Chronic Heart Failure

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

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750551.ch8

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

McKay, I. and Stewart, S. (2007) Optimising the Day to Day Management of Patients with 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.ch8

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:

  • chronic heart failure;
  • strategies;
  • healthcare systems;
  • homes;
  • clinical stability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Optimising the day to day management of patients with chronic heart failure

  • Introduction

  • The role of post-discharge home visits

  • Summary