Management of Hypertension in Heart Failure.- Coronary Artery Disease Prevention.- Heart Failure in Women.- Systolic Heart Failure.- Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction.- Valvular Heart Failure.- Pharmacologic Therapy.- Surgical Options in the Treatment of Heart Failure.- Mechanical Circulatory Assist Devices.- Cardiac Transplantation.- Palliative Care and CHF Chapter: Aaron Olden and Timothy Quill.- Device Therapy in Heart Failure.- Management of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure.- Heart Failure Clinics: A Strategy for Success.- Patient Self-Management Strategies for Heart Failure.- Nutrition Interventions in Heart Failure.- Psychological Considerations.- Inpatient Nursing Management.- Physical Activity in Heart Failure.
John D. Bisognano, MD PhD is Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Outpatient Cardiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY. He was trained at the University of Michigan and at the University of Colorado in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart Failure, and Cardiac Transplantation. He is attending physician on the heart failure service at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. Marc Baker, MD is Fellow in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Mary Beth Earley, CCRN, NC-P, is Senior Nurse Practitioner in the Program in Heart Failure and Transplantation at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
From the reviews: "Updated ACC/AHA guidelines and landmark trials provide the framework for this concise overview of heart failure from management of risk factors to transplantation and palliative care. ! This is intended for anyone involved in the management of patients with acute and chronic heart failure and serves as a valuable resource for students, residents, fellows, and staff who may encounter these patients. ! This is a useful all-in-one resource for students, healthcare personnel, and any physicians involved in the care of patients with heart failure." (Omar Shams, Doody's Review Service, October, 2009)