Acute Heart Failure: Current Standards and Evolution of Care

In this downloadable slideset, G. Michael Felker, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA, and Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA, discuss recent data concerning the diagnosis and management of acute heart failure, including the use of biomarkers in diagnosis and prognosis, benefits and limitations of current standards of care, and evidence regarding investigational therapeutics.
Format: Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt)
File Size: 1.68 MB
Released: July 24, 2015


Supported by educational grants from
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Related Content

I describe how biomarkers such as BNP and NT-proBNP can help influence decisions about the diagnosis and prognosis of heart failure.

Akshay Suvas Desai, MD, MPH Released: October 10, 2016

In this downloadable slideset, Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA, reviews risk factors for HF, the use of biomarkers to support HF diagnosis and prognosis, and the latest HF treatment strategies, with a focus on treating special patient populations.

Released: August 31, 2016

In this CME-certified video module, Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA, discusses approaches to recognizing patients with elevated HF risk, using biomarkers to support HF diagnosis and prognosis, and integrating the latest treatment options into evidence-based management therapies, with a focus on treating special patient populations.

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA Physicians: maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits Released: August 31, 2016 Expiration: August 30, 2017

A paucity of randomized data has led to a wide range of clinical practices regarding the delivery and dosing of loop diuretics in patients with acute heart failure. Here’s my approach.

Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA Released: October 8, 2015

Welcome to the CCO site.

You are accessing CCO's educational content today as a Guest user.

If you would like to continue with free, full access to the CCO Web sites, including free CME/CE credits, please click the button below.


More info

CCO’s educational programs are available completely free of charge on the,, and Web sites. Certain features and functions are restricted for Guest users. By consenting to become a full member, you are eligible to receive CME/CE credit or participation certificates from certified activities, to register for CCO’s free live meetings and webinars, and to receive CCO’s email newsletters alerting you to new content. You can unsubscribe from our emails at any time. CCO strictly protects the privacy of our members, according to our privacy policy.

A confirmation email will be sent to . Not You?