Differences between primary care physicians and cardiologists in management of congestive heart failure: relation to practice guidelines.

@article{Edep1997DifferencesBP,
  title={Differences between primary care physicians and cardiologists in management of congestive heart failure: relation to practice guidelines.},
  author={M E Edep and Nikhil B. Shah and I M Tateo and Barry M. Massie},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={518-26}
}
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to characterize physician practices in the management of congestive heart failure (CHF) and to determine whether these practices vary by specialty and how they relate to guideline recommendations. BACKGROUND Congestive heart failure is responsible for considerable mortality, morbidity and health care resource utilization. Although there have been important advances in the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of CHF, little information is available on… CONTINUE READING

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