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A snapshot of the latest heart failure guidelines

Caboral-Stevens, Meriam F. MSN, NP-C

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000450744.47604.d4
Feature: HEART FAILURE

Abstract: Heart failure (HF) is a complex chronic condition with high morbidity and mortality. The purpose of this article is to present a snapshot of the 2013 ACCF/AHA guidelines focusing on management and treatment of HF in primary care.

Meriam F. Caboral-Stevens is a lecturer at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Nursing, Brooklyn, N.Y.

The author has disclosed that she has no financial relationships related to this article.

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