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November 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25:131–132

New NICE guidance and first nurse audit in heart failure

BJC Staff

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The new guideline includes new and updated recommendations on: role of the specialist HF multidisciplinary team diagnosing heart failure and giving information to people with HF managing all types of heart failure treating heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, including people who also have chronic kidney disease monitoring treatment for all types of heart failure interventional procedures cardiac rehabilitation and palliative care. Full guidance can be accessed at: www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng106 Nurse audit The first heart failure nurse audit has been published by the Pumping Marvellous Foundation, the main heart failure patient c

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Implementation of a modified version of NICE CG95 on chest pain of recent onset: experience in a DGH

November 2016 Br J Cardiol 2016;23:151–4 doi:10.5837/bjc.2016.039

Implementation of a modified version of NICE CG95 on chest pain of recent onset: experience in a DGH

Peregrine Green, Stephanie Jordan, Julian O M Ormerod, Douglas Haynes, Iwan Harries, Steve Ramcharitar, Paul Foley, William McCrea, Andy Beale, Badri Chandrasekaran, Edward Barnes

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Introduction The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) clinical guideline 95 (CG95) was published in March 2010 and offers guidance to National Health Service (NHS) institutions on the further investigation of possible diagnoses of stable angina, based on pretest probability of coronary artery disease (CAD).1 Some recommendations were controversial, however, including the recommendation that patients with a very high risk of CAD (>90%) could be treated without further routine investigation with invasive coronary angiography. In addition, use of computed tomography (CT) calcium scoring or CT coronary angiography (CTCA) is

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