Cardiovascular care in the older adult: Heart failure

Date Published:
18 June 2020
Last updated: 
18 June 2020

This resource series, curated by the BGS Cardiovascular SIG, brings together key principles and guidelines on the management of cardiovascular disease in older adults.

  • Management of chronic heart failure: SIGN 147 - Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)
    This excellent document provides evidence-based recommendations and best practice guidance on the management of patients with chronic heart failure. It provides recommendations on diagnosis, lifestyle, modification, pharmacological and interventional therapies, organisational planning and palliative care. This guideline will be of interest to all healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with heart failure, including cardiac nurses, cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, general practitioners, pharmacists, psychologists, as well as patients and carers.




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