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Heart Failure

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AUTHORS:
Steven Lahti
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Recognize risk factors and symptoms of heart failure.
  2. Assess volume status by physical exam.
  3. Distinguish between heart failure with reduced and preserved ejection fraction.
  4. Understand diagnostic tests and imaging needed for the diagnosis of incipient heart failure.
  5. Select appropriate medical therapies for chronic, compensated heart failure based on clinical stage.
  6. Select appropriate medical therapies for acute decompensated heart failure.

 

Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e > Heart Failure: Pathophysiology and Diagnosis
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Section
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e > Heart Failure: Management > HEART FAILURE WITH REDUCED EJECTION FRACTION
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Section
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e > Heart Failure: Management > HEART FAILURE WITH PRESERVED EJECTION FRACTION
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Section
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e > Heart Failure: Management > ACUTE DECOMPENSATED HEART FAILURE
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Section
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e > CARDIOVASCULAR EXAMINATION > Jugular Venous Pressure and Waveform
Required
Table
AccessMedicine > Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 13e > Drugs Used in Heart Failure > CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY OF DRUGS USED IN HEART FAILURE > CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION & CARDIAC CONTRACTILITY MODULATION THERAPY > Table
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine, 7e > Heart Failure > Case 50
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