Innovative strategy for implementing chronic heart failure guidelines among family physicians in different healthcare settings in Berlin.

@article{Braun2011InnovativeSF,
  title={Innovative strategy for implementing chronic heart failure guidelines among family physicians in different healthcare settings in Berlin.},
  author={Vittoria Braun and Christoph Heintze and Veronika Rufer and Justus Welke and Tanja Stein and Felix B. Mehrhof and Lorena Dini},
  journal={European journal of heart failure},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={93-9}
}
AIMS The aim of this study was to improve drug therapy for chronic heart failure (CHF) patients. METHODS AND RESULTS This prospective interventional pilot study was performed with cross-sectional comparative analysis before and after the intervention. Usual pharmacotherapy was observed for 8 months in two different outpatient healthcare settings in Berlin [11 family physicians from individual GP (IGP) practices and 12 working in a medical care centre (MCC)]. Medical care centres provide a… CONTINUE READING