Optimizing Care Of Heart Failure Patients In Skilled Nursing Facilities
Published: April 08, 2015
- This statement provides guidance for the management of patients with heart failure who reside in skilled nursing facilities.
- Heart Failure patients in skilled nursing facilities are typically older and sicker than their counterparts receiving care in a community setting.
- These new guidelines address the unique issues facing these patients and provide recommendations for their medical management, nursing care, end-of-life issues, device management, exercise, and outcome measures for ensuring quality of care.
- Commentary: Management of Heart Failure in Skilled Nursing Facilities: Why Does it Matter? by Barbara Resnick
- Transitions of Care in Heart Failure
- Expert Consensus Statement on the Use of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy in Patients Who Are Not Included or Not Well Represented in Clinical Trials
- Recommendations for the Use of Mechanical Circulatory Support: Device Strategies and Patient Selection
- State of the Science: Promoting Self-Care in Persons with Heart Failure
- Acute Heart Failure Syndromes: Emergency Department Presentation, Treatment and Disposition: Current Approaches and Future Aims