Diagnosis and management of heart failure in the outpatient setting.

@article{Wilbur2005DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and management of heart failure in the outpatient setting.},
  author={Jason K Wilbur and Paul J James},
  journal={Primary care},
  year={2005},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={1115-29, ix}
}
Heart failure is a clinical syndrome that results in diminished tissue perfusion and volume overload. Because of increasing population age and improved survival after myocardial infarction, the prevalence of heart failure is likely to increase dramatically. Primary care physicians are in an ideal position to care for patients throughout the spectrum of heart failure, from identifying patients at increased risk to managing the final stages of the disease. New understandings of heart failure… CONTINUE READING

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