Management of Heart Failure in the Emergent Situation, An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437704846

Management of Heart Failure in the Emergent Situation, An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics, Volume 5-1

1st Edition

Authors: W. Peacock James Neuenschwander
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437704846
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 24th December 2008
Page Count: 240

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Acute heart failure has relatively recently been recognized as a distinct entity within the continuum of heart failure. Patients with acute heart failure present to the emergency department when they are unable to breathe, and their pathophysiology differs from that of patients sitting in a doctor’s office. Medical literature is just beginning to catch up with this distinct and challenging problem. This issue of Heart Failure Clinics should make an important contribution to the literature with its coverage of transportation and EMT services, triage, and specific treatment for patients in acute heart failure, including advanced treatment methods.


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About the Authors

W. Peacock

W. Frank Peacock IV, MD, FACEP, FACC is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Vice Chair for Research in the department of Emergency Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, Texas. He has >500 publications, is a two-time winner of the Best Research Paper of the Year Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians, and the 2019 Ray Bahr Award for Excellence from the American College of Cardiology. Finally, he is the founder of Comprehensive Research Associates, LLC, and Emergencies in Medicine, LLC.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Vice Chair for Research, Henry JN Taub Department of Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

James Neuenschwander