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Heart failure guidelines: causing confusion in primary care

Publication date: Wednesday, 03 December 2014
Contributor(s): Amanda Crundall-Goode

Chronic heart failure (CHF) continues to be a leading cause of death and readmission to hospital in the UK. Since the availability of specialist CHF services is variable, many patients rely on practice nurses to review their care. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines have proved very helpful, but are now a cause for confusion as new evidence changes the management of heart failure.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 11, Number 3, Oct-Nov-Dec 2014
Print edition page(s): 110-113
Contributor(s): Amanda Crundall-Goode

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