4 edition of A practical guide to heart failure in older people found in the catalog.
A practical guide to heart failure in older people
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||[edited by] Christopher Ward, Miles Witham.|
|Contributions||Ward, Christopher, 1939-, Witham, Miles.|
|LC Classifications||RC685.C53 P733 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009004190|
The impact of heart failure varies widely from state to state, and within states. In the worst-affected areas of Texas, the heart failure death rate for adults 35 and older . Although it can be difficult living with a chronic condition like heart failure, many people learn to manage the symptoms – and enjoy full lives. People who report greater levels of improvement and emotional well-being often build new habits around eating better, tracking and managing their symptoms and exercising (as directed by their.
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A Practical Guide to Heart Failure in Older People is essential reading for geriatricians, cardiologists, general hospital physicians, family practitioners and specialist nurses.
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A practical guide to heart failure in older people. [Christopher Ward; Miles Witham;] -- This text provides a comprehensive account of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, management and end of life care of elderly patients with heart failure based on published studies.
It provides a concise, comprehensive account of theepidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, management andend-of-life care of elderly patients with heart failure, based onpublished studies. A Practical Guide to Heart Failure in Older People is essentialreading for geriatricians, cardiologists, general hospitalphysicians, family practitioners and specialist nurses.
Download Citation | A Practical Guide to Heart Failure in Older People | What is Palliative Care?Age-Related Problems and the Provision of Palliative CareAdvanced and Terminal Heart. Chris Ward and Miles Witham are the authors of A Practical Guide to Heart Failure in Older People, published by Wiley.
Summary / This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction The Prevalence of Comorbidities The Implications of Comorbidity Specific Comorbidities in Heart Failure. Summary /chabs This chapter contains sections titled: The Epidemiology of Hospitalization The Aetiology of Heart Failure in Hospitalized Patients Classification and Diagnosi.
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Heart Failure Handbook is a practical, evidence based guide for managing patients with heart failure from any cause and at any stage. The handbook is continuously update. attack or heart surgery and want some guidance on making the best possible recovery.
This book will address all of these concerns. It is a step-by-step guide to helping people with heart disease make decisions that will protect and improve their heart health. It will give you information about lifestyle habits, medicines, and other treatments.
Congestive heart failure in elderly, otherwise referred to as CHF, is a condition in which the heart's function as a pump is inadequate to meet the body's needs. It can occur when the heart is weakened or damaged from diseases or the demand for oxygen by the body is more than the heart can supply.
Heart failure in frail, older patients: We can do ‘MORE’ ABSTRACT A comprehensive approach is necessary in managing heart failure in frail older adults. To provide optimal care, physicians need to draw on knowledge from the fields of internal medicine, geriatrics, and cardiology.
The acronym “MORE” is a mnemonic for what heart failure. Age‐Related Problems and the Provision of Palliative Care Advanced and Terminal Heart Failure Palliative and Supportive Care for Patients with Advanced and Terminal Heart Failure - A Practical Guide to Heart Failure in Older People - Wiley Online Library.
Designed for adults of all ages who have heart failure, and for their families, carers and friends, this practical guide will help you understand and manage your condition better. It contains tips and advice about medications, treatment, self-management and dealing with everyday challenges which will help you live your life as full as possible.
A practical guide to stopping medicines in older people. The majority of older people who require drug therapy take multiple medicines. Polypharmacy increases the risk of adverse effects and medicine interactions.
A patient with treated congestive heart failure who may be able to have their diuretic reduced or stopped. Heart failure (HF) is a condition in which the heart can not pump enough blood to meet the body's needs.
HF is predominantly a disorder of the elderly with rates increasing exponentially. The prevalence of HF approximately doubles with each decade of life.
Managing heart failure isn't always easy. Physically, many people with heart failure often can't handle all the tasks they once could. They also have to change their lives – eating differently, remembering medications, paying closer attention to their bodies and reducing stress.
Systolic heart failure can be effectively ruled out with a normal B-type natriuretic peptide or N-terminal pro–B-type natriuretic peptide level.
C25, 27, 1. Introduction. Pediatric heart failure (PHF) represents an important cause of morbidity and mortality in childhood. 1 Etiology and pathogenesis are different between adults and children: the first mainly relates to ischemia (60–70% of cases), the latter as a consequence of congenital heart diseases (CHDs) or cardiomyopathies in most of the cases.
2 Hence, managing PHF requires specific.Heart failure is most common in men, African Americans, and those who are age 65 years and older. It is the number one reason older people are hospitalized.
Although heart failure tends to be more common in men than women, the condition affects more women in their 70s and 80s because women typically enjoy longer lifespans.