Palliative care and decision making in advanced heart failure.

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OPINION STATEMENT The diagnosis of advanced heart failure (HF) is established in patients for whom symptoms are refractory to guideline-directed therapies. Palliative care (PC) is based on symptom management and support of the patient and family, making its integration into the care of those with advanced HF essential. Comorbidities including frailty… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11936-014-0359-5

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@article{Lemond2015PalliativeCA, title={Palliative care and decision making in advanced heart failure.}, author={Lisa Lemond and Sara Camacho and Sarah J Goodlin}, journal={Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine}, year={2015}, volume={17 2}, pages={359} }