HFSA's updated guidelines focus on topics such as dietary instruction, activity and lifestyle issues, and health maintenance.
Nonpharmacologic management strategies represent an important contribution to heart failure (HF) therapy, and may significantly impact patient stability, functional capacity, mortality, and quality of life. Recently, the HFSA released updated guidelines for clinicians who treat this patient population; topics covered include dietary instruction, activity and lifestyle issues, and health maintenance.
Specific Activity and Lifestyle Issues
Health Care Maintenance Issues
For a full listing of the 2010 Heart Failure Society of America Comprehensive Heart Failure Practice Guideline, visit www.heartfailureguideline.org.