Palliative care in congestive heart failure.

  • Sarah J Goodlin
  • Published 2009 in Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Abstract

Symptoms and compromised quality of life prevail throughout the course of heart failure (HF) and thus should be specifically addressed with palliative measures. Palliative care for HF should be integrated into comprehensive HF care, just as evidence-based HF care should be included in end-of-life care for HF patients. The neurohormonal and catabolic… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2009.02.078

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