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Community management of heart failure.

  title={Community management of heart failure.},
  author={Robert McKelvie},
  journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien},
          2689-92, 2695-8
OBJECTIVE To review therapies for treating patients with heart failure (HF). QUALITY OF EVIDENCE Recommendations in this paper are mainly based on the results of randomized controlled trials. To a lesser extent, data from smaller, more physiologic studies are included. Where appropriate, recommendations are based on the results of a consensus conference. MAIN MESSAGE Although pharmacologic therapy is the main strategy for treating HF patients, general measures, such as counseling and advice… CONTINUE READING