Adherence to guideline-recommended adjunctive heart failure therapies among outpatient cardiology practices (findings from IMPROVE HF).

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Although previous studies have documented adherence with certain established heart failure (HF) quality metrics in outpatient cardiology practices, the extent to which there is conformity with other evidence-based, guideline-driven quality metrics in outpatients with HF is unknown. IMPROVE HF is a prospective cohort study designed to characterize the current management of patients with chronic HF and left ventricular ejection fraction

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Cited Authors

  • Yancy, CW; Fonarow, GC; Albert, NM; Curtis, AB; Stough, WG; Gheorghiade, M; Heywood, JT; McBride, ML; Mehra, MR; O'Connor, CM; Reynolds, D; Walsh, MN

Published Date

  • January 15, 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 105 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 255 - 260

PubMed ID

  • 20102928

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-1913

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.amjcard.2009.08.681


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States