Tailoring Therapies in Advanced Heart Failure.

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Tailoring Therapies in Advanced Heart Failure.

Heart Fail Clin. 2016 Jul;12(3):375-84

Authors: Puckett C, Mudd JO

Heart failure effects millions of people throughout the world and is a growing epidemic with a significant impact on the economics and systems of care delivery. The goal of therapy in advanced heart failure is to improve quality of life and prolong survival. Standard medical therapies may require tailoring as advanced therapies are considered in the context of patient and caregiver goals. The aim of this review is to summarize concepts for tailored medical therapy and monitoring in advanced heart failure and discuss the importance of tailoring systems of care and shared decision making in advanced heart failure.

PMID: 27371514 [PubMed - in process]

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