Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to disseminate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care.
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging.
Our mission is to promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Improving the quality of life and reducing sudden cardiac death by limiting the impact of heart rhythm disturbances.
Our mission is to improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
The ESC Working Groups' goal is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
The ESC Councils' goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practicing in specific cardiology domains.
Read the articles selected by the HFA Committee on Patient Care
A comparison of one-year outcome in adult patients with heart failure in two medical setting: heart failure clinic and daily physician practice. Kanoksilp A, Hengrussamee K, Wuthiwaropas P. J Med Assoc Thai. 2009 Apr;92(4):466-70.
Integrated approach to the management of heart failure: role of outpatient programmes. Trochu JN. Arch Cardiovasc Dis. 2009 Jan;102(1):1-3. Epub 2009 Jan 29. No abstract available.
Doctors' assistants' views of case management to improve chronic heart failure care in general practice: a qualitative study. Olbort R, Mahler C, Campbell S, Reuschenbach B, Müller-Tasch T, Szecsenyi J, Peters-Klimm F. J Adv Nurs. 2009 Apr;65(4):799-808. Epub 2009 Feb 9.
When, how and where should we "coach" patients with heart failure: the COACH results in perspective. Jaarsma T, NFESC, van Veldhuisen DJ, FESC. Eur J Heart Fail. 2008 Apr;10(4):331-3. Epub 2008 Mar 18. No abstract available.
Effect of moderate or intensive disease management program on outcome in patients with heart failure: Coordinating Study Evaluating Outcomes of Advising and Counseling in Heart Failure (COACH). Jaarsma T, NFESC, van der Wal MH, Lesman-Leegte I, Luttik ML, Hogenhuis J, Veeger NJ, Sanderman R, Hoes AW, van Gilst WH, FESC, Lok DJ, FESC, Dunselman PH, Tijssen JG, FESC, Hillege HL, van Veldhuisen DJ, FESC; Coordinating Study Evaluating Outcomes of Advising and Counseling in Heart Failure (COACH) Investigators. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Feb 11;168(3):316-24.
Patients' self-care improvement with nurse education intervention in Spain assessed by the European Heart Failure Self-Care Behaviour Scale. Lupón J, González B, Mas D, Urrutia A, Arenas M, Domingo M, Altimir S, Valle V. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2008 Mar;7(1):16-20. Epub 2007 Jun 26.
Nurse evaluation of patients in a new multidisciplinary Heart Failure Unit in Spain. González B, Lupón J, Parajón T, Urrutia A, Altimir S, Coll R, Prats M, Valle V. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2004 Apr;3(1):61-9.
Lack of long-term benefits of a 6-month heart failure disease management program. Nguyen V, Ducharme A, White M, Racine N, O'Meara E, Zhang B, Rouleau JL, Brophy J. J Card Fail. 2007 May;13(4):287-93.
The heart failure clinic: a consensus statement of the Heart Failure Society of America. Hauptman PJ, Rich MW, Heidenreich PA, Chin J, Cummings N, Dunlap ME, Edwards ML, Gregory D, O'connor CM, Pezzella SM, Philbin E; Heart Failure Society of America. J Card Fail. 2008 Dec;14(10):801-15.
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