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Clinical casebook: heart failure

Module summary
Consultant cardiologist Dr Abdallah Al-Mohammad with advice on four heart failure presentations
Learning objectives

This module brings you the latest on heart failure, incuding:

  • The role of testing in heart failure diagnosis
  • The definition of heart failure in regards to ejection fraction
  • Which drugs to use under which circumstances
  • Which patients can be considered for resynchronisation therapy or transplantation 
Author

Dr Abdallah Al-Mohammad is a consultant cardiologist at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Date module published
03/10/2016
Module due for review
03/10/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
interesting
Martin Holt
18.03.2017.
excellent
doug Goss
19.03.2017.
This was good refresher module
The key learning point for me amongst above points is simple way of explaining the definition of types of heart failure to patients.
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Latha Kestur
14.03.2017.
excellent
Adem Akyol
11.03.2017.
Outstanding
Usama Shahid
05.03.2017.