Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Heart Failure Heart Failure en-us Mon, 23 Jan 2017 02:22:46 UTC Mon, 23 Jan 2017 02:22:46 UTC Heart Failure Risk Reduction Strategies and Transition of Care In this clip, Dr. Peter Salgo,<strong> </strong>a professor of medicine and anesthesiology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; and an associate director of Surgical Intensive Care at New York-Presbyterian Hospital discusses heart failure.&nbsp; 4:17 PM, Thu December 29, 2016 Could CoQ10 Benefit Heart Failure Patients? Supplemental coenzyme Q10 may be a management option for patients with heart failure. 8:57 AM, Tue August 9, 2016 Common Medications Can Trigger Heart Failure The American Heart Association has released a scientific statement cautioning against the use of some common drugs and supplements in patients with heart failure. 10:04 PM, Sun July 17, 2016 Updated Heart Failure Guidelines Highlight Role of Entresto, Corlanor The American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the Heart Failure Society of America have updated heart failure guidelines to recommend the use of 2 medications: sacubitril/valsartan (Entresto) and ivabradine (Corlanor). 1:00 AM, Tue May 24, 2016 Entresto Shows Benefit Even in Clinically Stable Heart Failure Patients Novartis’ sacubitril/valsartan (Entresto) is showing promise for heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction, regardless of background therapy or clinical stability. 7:00 AM, Thu April 14, 2016 Method to Prevent Heart Failure Readmission May Be Hiding Under the Bed One way to help patients with heart failure is identifying signs of decompensation early. 9:30 PM, Thu January 21, 2016 7 Simple Steps to Combat Heart Failure Pharmacists may want to steer their patients toward a resource for their cardiovascular health: the Life&acirc;&euro;&trade;s Simple 7 test from the American Heart Association. 9:08 PM, Mon January 18, 2016 Heart Failure and Afib: A Circular Process Heart failure and atrial fibrillation often coexist. 9:00 PM, Mon December 28, 2015 Older Heart Failure Patients Have Higher Risk of Polypharmacy Pharmacists and other health care providers use the Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults as a guideline for prescribing medications for older adults. 8:00 PM, Wed December 16, 2015 Heart Failure Patients Face Exercise Barriers Heart failure patients who face few exercise barriers and have high levels of social support spend more time exercising. 8:00 PM, Wed December 2, 2015 What Do Patients Know About Heart Failure? Patients have an unsatisfactory level of awareness about heart failure and harbor critical misconceptions, new research findings suggest. 10:23 PM, Tue November 17, 2015 To Understand Heart Failure, Walk a Mile in the Patient's Shoes How patients experience heart failure is often worlds apart from the way health care providers understand it. 12:04 AM, Thu November 5, 2015 Heart Failure Care Moving to Palliative Approach Cardiac experts and public policy makers have growing concerns about heart failure, which is increasing in prevalence and costing billions of dollars a year. 8:00 AM, Wed October 21, 2015 Why Heart Failure Patients Face Higher Risk of Falls Patients with heart failure (HF) are predisposed to falls for a variety of reasons. 8:00 AM, Wed October 7, 2015 Can Respiratory Sleep Disorders Signal Advanced Heart Failure? Although respiratory sleep disorders occur in up to half of all congestive heart failure (CHF) cases, they remain underdiagnosed in CHF. 11:48 PM, Sun September 20, 2015 Mindfulness Training for Congestive Heart Failure Congestive heart failure (CHF) patients today have similar outcomes as they did 20 years ago, regardless of advancements in care. 8:00 AM, Thu September 10, 2015 Polypharmacy Pitfalls in Heart Failure and Hypertension The prevalence of hypertension increases with age, so much so that patients 65 and older frequently receive this diagnosis. 10:00 PM, Tue August 25, 2015 Heart Failure Misunderstood by Many Americans Nearly half of Americans miscomprehend fundamental facts about heart failure. 4:00 AM, Sat August 22, 2015 Pharmacists Can Help Heart Failure Patients with Defibrillators Within a few years of primary prevention defibrillator placement, one-quarter of heart failure (HF) patients show improvements in heart function above the clinical threshold. 9:00 PM, Wed August 5, 2015 Pharmacist Home Visits Improve Heart Failure Management Community pharmacists who expand their roles and make home visits to heart failure patients after hospital discharge can improve outcomes. 10:00 PM, Wed July 29, 2015