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New statement outlines essentials of heart failure clinics
Date:12/11/2008

s' health and functioning. In the Medical Therapy and Drug Evaluation domain, the goal is to ensure that treatment is consistent with current evidence-based guidelines, including systems for reviewing medications and for identifying patients who are not receiving optimal therapy. A similar process applies to Device Evaluation, reflecting the growing use of medical devices in patients with heart failure.

The statement also includes detailed information on the domains of Nutritional Assessment, Follow-Up, Advance Planning, Communication, Provider Education, and Quality Assessment in HF clinic care. "The 'HF clinic' has become a vital element in comprehensive care of the patient with HF," Dr. Hauptman and colleagues write. The Committee hopes the new statement will promote an appreciation of the essential features of the HF clinic approach, and its potential to improve patient outcomes.

"The management of heart failure has become both more complex and more successful," comments Barry M. Massie, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Cardiac Failure. "Multidisciplinary clinics and programs can play an important role, both at the onset of this condition and in its more advanced stages. This document provides an outstanding overview of the rationale and goals of the heart failure clinic, as well as very practical guidance on how to organize and implement such a program."


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