Beta blocker therapy for patients with heart failure in primary care

Br J Cardiol 2004;11:408-12 Leave a comment
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Beta blockers are under-used in heart failure, despite their evident benefits. Here an educational and clinical support link between secondary and primary care was set up to mentor a nurse practitioner in heart failure management. A nurse-led heart failure clinic was established in a Hampshire general practice that enabled beta blocker therapy to be started safely and up-titrated successfully, without hospital referral.

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