Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Heart Failure http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/heart-failure/condition-rss 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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/heart-failure-risk-reduction-strategies-and-transition-of-care-introduction 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? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/to-understand-heart-failure-walk-a-mile-in-the-patients-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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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 http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/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