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Oregon Heart Failure GAP Toolkit


Description

The Oregon Heart Failure GAP (Guidelines Applied in Practice) Toolkit contains a variety of tools, some for clinicians treating patients suffering from heart failure, and others for heart failure patients themselves.

  • Clinician tools:
    • Clinician guide to heart failure treatment - For primary care clinicians
    • Tips for increasing effectiveness of interactions with patients
    • Sample heart failure visit template
  • Patient tools:
    • How to care for your heart
    • Heart care instructions - Instructions and information about drugs
    • Heart care medication information
    • Medication list
    • Self-management goal setting tool - Ways patients can help themselves
    • Hospital discharge information for patient
  • Information support:
    • Heart failure management registry

Developer

American College of Cardiology - Oregon Chapter

Funding Sources

American College of Cardiology - Oregon Chapter; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


QualityTool Topic

guideline-related


History

  • Release Date: 05/2004
  • Original Summary: 02/2007
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Last updated: April 11, 2008.