Peacock, W. Frank

Short Stay Management of Acute Heart Failure

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Table of contents

Part I. Administrative and Regulatory Issues

1. Society of Chest Pain Centers’ Heart Failure Accreditation
Kay Styer Holmes, Arlene Mavko

2. The Economics and Reimbursement of Congestive Heart Failure
Sandra Sieck

3. Regulatory Requirements in Acute Heart Failure
Nancy M. Albert

4. Quality and Operational Metrics in Heart Failure
Phillip D. Levy, Matthew A. Wheatley

5. Interaction of Performance Measurements, Staffing, and Facility Requirements for the Heart Failure Observation Unit
Valorie Sweigart, Karen Krechmery

Part II. Pathophysiology and Demographics

6. Heart Failure: Epidemiology and Demographics
Karina M. Soto-Ruiz

7. Pathophysiology of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure
Ezra A. Amsterdam, Kathleen L. Tong, Richard Summers

Part III. Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Department Assessment and Treatment

8. The Out-of-Hospital Management of Acute Heart Failure
Marvin A. Wayne, Vincent N. Mosesso, A. Keith Wesley

9. Dyspnea Assessment and Airway Management in Acute Heart Failure Syndromes Patients
Masood Zaman, Peter S. Pang

10. Volume Assessment in the Emergency Department
Anna Marie Chang, Judd E. Hollander

11. Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers in Emergency Department Heart Failure
Yang Xue, Arrash Fard, Navaid Iqbal, Alan Maisel

12. Emergency Department Therapy of Acute Heart Failure
Phillip D. Levy

Part IV. Observation Unit Entry Treatment and Disposition

13. Observation Unit Admission Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
Gregory J. Fermann, Sean P. Collins

14. Acute Heart Failure in Observation Unit Treatment Protocols
J. Douglas Kirk, Michael Clarke

15. Education Elements in the Observation Unit for Heart Failure Patients
Robin J. Trupp

16. Emergency Department and Observation Unit Discharge Criteria
Rachel Rockford, Deborah B. Diercks

17. Effective Discharge Planning
Ginger Conway

18. Outpatient Medication Titration in Acute Heart Failure
Khadijah Breathett, L. Kristin Newby

Part V. Complications and Future Research

19. Drugs to Avoid in Acute Heart Failure: Contraindicated Medications and Interactions
James McCord

20. Implications of Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure Management
Chad E. Darling, Richard V. Aghababian

21. Implantable Cardiac Devices
Brian Hiestand, William Abraham

22. Heart Failure and Kidney Disease: Management in the Short-Stay Unit
Shahriar Dadkhah, Korosh Sharain

23. Heart Failure Research in the Emergency Department and Observation Unit
Candace McNaughton, Patricia Fick, Alan Storrow

24. Appendix: Shared Practice Examples
Kay Styer Holmes

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine

Publication year
2nd ed. 2012
Contemporary Cardiology
Page amount
13 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Printed ISBN

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