Resources

  • References


    ACCF/AHA Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure in Adults. A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.
    Circulation. 2009;119(14):1977-20016.


    Congestive heart failure. American Heart Association website. Available at:
    http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/CongenitalHeartDefects/TheImpactofCongenitalHeartDefects/Congestive-Heart-Failure%5FUCM%5F307111%5FArticle.jsp. Updated January 24, 2011. Accessed March 21, 2013.


    Heart failure exercise/activity guidelines—exercise. Cleveland Clinic website. Available at:
    http://my.clevelandclinic.org/disorders/Heart%5FFailure/hic%5FHeart%5FFailure%5FExercise-Activity%5FGuidelines.aspx. Updated January 27, 2012. Accessed March 21, 2013.


    Hunt, SA, Abraham, WT, Chin, MH, et al. ACC/AHA 2005 Guideline Update for the Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Heart Failure in the Adult: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.
    Circulation
    . 2005;112:e154.


    Hunt SA, Baker DW, Chin MH, et al. ACC/AHA guidelines for the evaluation and management of chronic heart failure in the adult.
    American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF)
    . 2005;46(6):e1-82.


    Lifestyle changes for heart failure. American Heart Association website. Available at:
    http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartFailure/PreventionTreatmentofHeartFailure/Lifestyle-Changes-for-Heart-Failure%5FUCM%5F306341%5FArticle.jsp. Updated August 20, 2012. Accessed March 21, 2013.


    Paterna S, Parrinello G, Cannizzaro S, et al. Medium term effects of different dosage of diuretic, sodium, and fluid administration on neurohormonal and clinical outcome in patients with recently compensated heart failure.
    Am J Cardiol.
    2009;103:93-102. Epub 2008 Oct 17.


    Physical changes to report. American Heart Association website. Available at:
    http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartFailure/PreventionTreatmentofHeartFailure/Physical-Changes-to-Report%5FUCM%5F306356%5FArticle.jsp. Updated August 20, 2012. Accessed March 21, 2013.


    What is heart failure? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Available at:
    http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/Hf/HF%5FWhatIs.html. Accessed March 21, 2013.


    4/16/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Nilsson BB, Westheim A, Risberg MA. Effects of group-based high-intensity aerobic interval training in patients with chronic heart failure.
    Am J Cardiol
    .
    2008 Nov 15;102:1361-1365. Epub 2008 Sep 11.


    7/6/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Levitan EB, Wolk A, Mittleman MA. Consistency with the DASH diet and incidence of heart failure.
    Arch Intern Med.
    2009;169:851-857.


    8/31/2009 DynaMed Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Djoussé L, Driver JA, Gaziano JM. Relation between modifiable lifestyle factors and lifetime risk of heart failure.
    JAMA.
    2009;302:394-400.


    3/5/2013 DynaMed Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Dinicolantonio JJ, Pasquale PD, Taylor RS, et al. Low sodium versus normal sodium diets in systolic heart failure: systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Heart. 2013 Jan 24. [Epub ahead of print.]


    11/25/2013 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance.
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Madmani ME, Solaiman AY, et al. coenzyme Q10 for heart failure. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Sep 18;9.

    4/2/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Choosing wisely. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated March 26, 2014. Accessed April 2, 2014.

  • Resources

    American College of Cardiology

    http://www.cardiosource.org

    American Heart Association

    http://www.heart.org

  • Canadian Resources

    Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

    http://www.heartandstroke.com