From the Back Cover
International experience has shown that specialist nurse management of chronic heart failure patients improves quality of life and long term survival whilst reducing readmissions. This book is the first written by those participating in the studies, providing both the evidence and a practical guide to implementation.
- Chronic heart failure – epidemiology and consequences
- Beneficial effects of specialist nurse intervention in; The US, New Zealand, Sweden, Scotland, Australia
- Creating an effective specialist nurse-led service t for the post-discharge management of choice heart failure
Contributions are by internationally respected experts, and the editors are leaders in this new initiative in chronic heart failure management. This clear, concise account will provide all those involved with chronic heart failure patients –from specialist nurses and cardiologists to the primary care team – with a uniquely focused and helpful guide to improving their patients’ lives.
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About the Author
The editors Simon Stewart and Lynda Blue are internationally recognised as pioneers of this major advance in CHF patient care. They have invited leading authors to contribute chapters to this second edition, which will be an invaluable source of information for all specialist cardiac nurses, and other health care workers in CHF.
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