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HEART FAILURE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (SUPPORT THERAPY)

The title is striking and a little disturbing. Do not get me wrong. A non-cancerous chronic disease such as heart failure has two treatment phases. The first is well known. It is the standard or “active” care. The second, palliative care, focuses on patient comfort.

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HEART FAILURE

HEART FAILURE

More than half a million of people suffer from heart failure in Canada

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ENTRESTO

ENTRESTO

The combination of Sacubitril / Valsartan is used exclusively with patients with heart failure with lowered ejection fraction.

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FOLLOWING THE PRESCRIPTION: KNOWLEDGE, WILL AND POWER

FOLLOWING THE PRESCRIPTION: KNOWLEDGE, WILL AND POWER

It is not always easy to follow the doctor’s prescription. The reasons giving for not taking medication regularly or stopping it can usually be divided into three categories: knowledge, will and power.

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FATIGUE SECONDARY TO HEART DISEASE

FATIGUE SECONDARY TO HEART DISEASE

Heart fatigue most often accompanies a chronic heart condition. It is rarely the first symptom of a recent heart problem, but it usually shows up in some cases when the breath starts to be short.

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