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Waking Up to the Acute Heart Failure 2017

Speakers: Professor Martin Cowie, Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals NHS Trust; Professor John Cleland, University of Glasgow; and Professor Kazem Rahimi, The George Institute for Global Health, Oxford

Event details


Join us for a state-of-the-art update to all healthcare professionals involved in the care of people with heart failure.  Organised by Dr Andrew Ludman from the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS
Foundation Trust and Dr Owais Dar from the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, it will focus on acute and hospitalised heart failure and will cover the issues which affect patients and professionals on a daily basis in all areas of the hospital.  With an internationally renowned faculty, the day will appeal to professionals from emergency care, intensive care and anaesthetics, acute and general medicine, elderly care, cardiology and general practitioners wishing to expand and refresh their knowledge.
For a full programme for the day (including speakers, workshop themes and facilitators) visit
Topics will include:
• Epidemiology and prognosis
• Making the diagnosis
• Pharmacological management and emerging new treatments
• The role of devices
• Mechanical circulatory support and cardiac transplant
• Special considerations for the elderly
• Palliative care
For general enquiries:  email or call 01392 722964


XFi Building, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter