New guidelines for heart failure treatment: what do I need to know?
The European Society of Cardiology has recently updated its guidance because of several key trials.
This talk provides an overview on the fast-moving evidence base for heart failure, discussing the implications for day to day practice in the UK, how we should diagnose, and review what good treatment looks like.
- Knowledge on how to confirm suspected heart failure, what test to request and when to refer
- Gain familiarity on the treatment options – lifestyle, medicines, and when to indicate devices (defibrillator, cardiac resynchronisation therapy
- Review medicines that should be on the treatment list for a patient with heart failure
- Understand what should be considered and checked when reviewing a patient with heart failure
Professor Martin Cowie is a consultant cardiologist specialising in adult cardiology, with an interest in heart failure and complex cardiac disease.
Professor Martin Cowie has published more than 300 scientific papers and has contributed to several book chapters and textbooks. His work has been cited in the scientific literature more than 70,000 times.
Learn more about Professor Martin Cowie, his research interests and publications here.
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