Managing Patients with Heart Failure in Primary Care

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Heart failure (HF) is a serious, life-long condition. With early diagnosis, lifestyle changes, and proper management however, people can have a good quality of life (HSFC, 2022).

750,000 people across Canada live with heart failure (HSFC, 2022). Because even mild COVID-19 infection can cause heart damage, the prevalence of heart failure is expected to increase in the coming years (HSFC, 2022).

This tool is designed to educate and support family physicians and primary care nurse practitioners in diagnosing and implementing treatment for adult patients (≥ 18 years) with heart failure.

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