Journal article

Interventions to improve evidence-based prescribing for heart failure

SG Hood, L Bereznicki, D Dunt, S Jackson, A Lowe, J Mackson, S Phillips, J Pirkis, SJC Taylor

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews | Published : 2013

Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: This review will systematically identify interventions which have aimed to improve evidence-based pharmacological management for heart failure, and to assess their success in terms of patient and process outcomes. The review will measure whether interventions to improve evidence-based pharmacological management in heart failure:(1) Increase the number of patients appropriately receiving medications recommended by evidence-based guidelines (e.g. ACE inhibitor, beta blocker, other). (2) Increase the number of patients receiving medications at a dose which is appropriate for the management of their heart ..

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