You Will Learn
- Know which drugs to prescribe for patients with heart failure and the optimum order in which to do so
- Appreciate the drugs to avoid that are negatively inotropic or predispose to fluid or salt retention
- Know the range of treatments available for patients with refractory symptoms, and when to seek specialist advice
A practical guide for GPs on managing heart failure in primary care. It covers which drugs to prescribe, which drugs to avoid, and how to monitor symptoms and patient outcomes. It provides advice about effective communication, sources of information, and the importance of a team approach.