Heart Failure - Professor Rob Doughty

Date Published: 
Monday, September 7, 2015
Duration: 
40:57

Professor Rob Doughty talks about the management of heart failure in general practice. Rob is a cardiologist at Auckland City Hospital where he leads the heart failure service. He holds the Heart Foundation Chair at the University of Auckland and has a special interest in heart failure.

Topics:

  • Detection and management of heart failure in general practice
  • Ethnic disparities
  • Definition and risk factors
  • Classical symptoms and signs
  • Red Flags
  • Useful tools
  • Investigations and diagnostic workups
  • General principals of managing heart failure
  • When to refer to secondary care
  • Device based interventions
  • Ongoing review and patient monitoring
  • Take home messages

        Resources:

        Auckland Regional Health Pathways 

         

        Prof Rob Doughty
        Cardiologist

        To find out more about Rob click here

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