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How can we eradicate unplanned admissions for heart failure? (Content from AstraZeneca)

In this episode, we focus on the importance of an early diagnosis of heart failure with Nick Hartshorne-Evans, Founder and CEO of Pumping Marvellous, the UK’s heart failure patient-led charity.

In this episode, we focus on the importance of an early diagnosis of heart failure with Nick Hartshorne-Evans, Founder and CEO of Pumping Marvellous, the UK’s heart failure patient-led charity.

Nick Hartshorne-Evans would like his take-home messages to be:

  1. Confirm your patient is on the heart failure QOF register to ensure their annual patient review and optimisation.
  2. Refer your patient to the heart failure specialist team if they are worsening or if you suspect symptoms of heart failure.
  3. Check your patient is on optimised standard of care therapy.

 

Useful links

 

References

  1. Ziaeian B, et al. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2016;13(6):368-78.
  2. Lloyd-Jones DM, et al. Circulation. 2002;106(24):3068-72.
  3. AstraZeneca UK Ltd. Data on File. ID: REF-82605. July 2020.
  4. Taylor CJ, et al. BMJ. 2019;364:l223.
  5. Conrad N, et al. Lancet. 2018;391(10120):572-580.
  6. National Heart Failure Audit, 2019 Summary Report (2017/18 data). Available from: https://www.nicor.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Heart-Failure-2019-Report-final.pdf (last accessed June 2021)
  7. Alliance for Heart Failure. Heart Failure: A Call to Action. Available from: https://allianceforheartfailure.org/heart-failure-a-call-to-action/ (last accessed June 2021)
  8. Pumping Marvellous. Heart Failure Diagnosis. Available from: https://pumpingmarvellous.org/heart-failure-guide/heart-failure-diagnosis (last accessed June 2021)
  9. Pumping Marvellous. Impact of COVID-19 and Heart Failure Care in the UK. Available from: https://pumpingmarvellous.org/impact-of-covid-19-and-heart-failure-care-in-the-uk (last accessed June 2021)
  10. Taylor CJ, et al. BJGP Open. 2021;BJGPO.2021.0006.
  11. Mamas MA, et al. Eur J Heart Fail. 2017;19(9):1095-1104.
  12. British Heart Foundation. Heart Failure: A Blueprint for Change. Available from: https://www.bsh.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Heart-Failure-A-Blueprint-For-Change-Oct-2020-3.pdf (last accessed June 2021)
  13. Zaman S, et al. Eur Heart J. 2017:19;1401-1409.

In this episode, we focus on the importance of an early diagnosis of heart failure with Nick Hartshorne-Evans, Founder and CEO of Pumping Marvellous, the UK’s heart failure patient-led charity.

Nick Hartshorne-Evans would like his take-home messages to be:

  1. Confirm your patient is on the heart failure QOF register to ensure their annual patient review and optimisation.
  2. Refer your patient to the heart failure specialist team if they are worsening or if you suspect symptoms of heart failure.
  3. Check your patient is on optimised standard of care therapy.

 

Useful links

 

References

  1. Ziaeian B, et al. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2016;13(6):368-78.
  2. Lloyd-Jones DM, et al. Circulation. 2002;106(24):3068-72.
  3. AstraZeneca UK Ltd. Data on File. ID: REF-82605. July 2020.
  4. Taylor CJ, et al. BMJ. 2019;364:l223.
  5. Conrad N, et al. Lancet. 2018;391(10120):572-580.
  6. National Heart Failure Audit, 2019 Summary Report (2017/18 data). Available from: https://www.nicor.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Heart-Failure-2019-Report-final.pdf (last accessed June 2021)
  7. Alliance for Heart Failure. Heart Failure: A Call to Action. Available from: https://allianceforheartfailure.org/heart-failure-a-call-to-action/ (last accessed June 2021)
  8. Pumping Marvellous. Heart Failure Diagnosis. Available from: https://pumpingmarvellous.org/heart-failure-guide/heart-failure-diagnosis (last accessed June 2021)
  9. Pumping Marvellous. Impact of COVID-19 and Heart Failure Care in the UK. Available from: https://pumpingmarvellous.org/impact-of-covid-19-and-heart-failure-care-in-the-uk (last accessed June 2021)
  10. Taylor CJ, et al. BJGP Open. 2021;BJGPO.2021.0006.
  11. Mamas MA, et al. Eur J Heart Fail. 2017;19(9):1095-1104.
  12. British Heart Foundation. Heart Failure: A Blueprint for Change. Available from: https://www.bsh.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Heart-Failure-A-Blueprint-For-Change-Oct-2020-3.pdf (last accessed June 2021)
  13. Zaman S, et al. Eur Heart J. 2017:19;1401-1409.

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