Heart Function Online Clinic

A site to help the care of patients with heart failure

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INTERNAL MEDICINE HEART FUNCTION CLINIC
Heart Failure Education
 • Heart Failure Simulation   
 
Clinic Form
 • Internal Medicine Clinic Sheet   
 • Flowsheet
 
 Useful educational information
 • Summary educational handout   
 • Regular Weight Log   
 • UHN Salt restriction
 
 • Detailed Weight/Vitals/Symptom Log     
 • Adjusting your diuretic dose   
 • UHN Fluid restriction   
 
 Medication information
 • ACE inhibitors   
 • ARBs   
 • Beta blockers   
 • Beta blocker titration & switching   
 
 • Diuretics   
 • Digoxin   
 • Spironolactone   
 
 Patient Educational modules from the HFSA
 • Taking control of your heart failure   
 • How to follow a low sodium diet   
 • Heart rhythm problems   
 • Following your treatment plan and dealing with your symptoms   
 • Exercise and activity   
 • Managing feelings about heart failure   
 
 • Tips for family and friends   
 • Managing other chronic conditions   
 • Advanced care planning   
 • Heart rhythm problems   
 • How to evaluate claims of new heart failure treatment and cures    
 
 Self management  materials
 • Self management plan worksheet   
 
 • Examples of self management goals   
 
 Guidelines
 • 2006 CCS HF guideline   
 • 2007 CCS HF update   
 • 2008 CCS HF update   
 • 2009 CCS guidelines RHF, myocarditis and update   
 • CCS 2 page guidelines   

This web site is designed to be an information resource for patients and clinicians. It is not a method of urgent communication to your physician. If you need urgently medical attention, contact the clinic, your physician or visit the Emergency as warranted. This site contains links to sites containing information on cardiovascular diseases. Although we select only high quality, reputable sites, we cannot guarantee the quality of all the information on all of the links. The University Health Network is not responsible for information located on these sites.
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