186408 - Heart failure guidelines. A concise summary for the GP
This free online learning module provides 15 clinical questions and immediate answers about an original peer-reviewed article written for GPs.Relevance to General Practice
New guidelines on the prevention, detection and management of heart failure were recently released by the National Heart Foundation of Australia and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand.
This article provides a brief practical summary of the guidelines, focusing on their application to diagnosis and management of heart failure in general practice.
D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
Diagnosis and management is evidence-based and relevant to the needs of the patient
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
D5. Organisational and legal dimensionsCurriculum Contextual Units
- Adult health
- Care of older people