The panelists provide their closing thoughts, highlighting their key takeaways from their discussion about updates in heart failure management.
This is a video synopsis/summary of a panel discussion involving Robert Groves, MD; Eugene E. Wright Jr, MD; Nancy Albert, PhD, CCNS, CCRN, CHFN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM, FHFSA, FAAN; Nihar Desai, MD, MPH; and Kelly Marie Axsom, MD.
In closing thoughts, Desai reiterates the urgency of maximizing guideline-directed medical therapy at every patient encounter to prevent hospitalizations. Albert emphasizes that knowledge must stay current as evidence rapidly evolves. Axsom advises using multidisciplinary teams to support patients with complex heart failure. Hospitalization is a sentinel event warranting intensified therapy. Wright stresses beginning optimized therapy early and not waiting for adverse events. Overall, the informative discussion highlights key priorities such as timely intensification of treatment, using multidisciplinary teams, and staying abreast of the latest evidence. The panelists thank the audience and reaffirm their commitment to advancing patient care through education and sharing expertise.
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