Heart Failure Management Insights from Primary Care Physicians and Allied Health Care Providers in Southwestern Ontario [post]

2019 unpublished
It remains to be determined whether collaborative strategies to improve and sustain overall health in patients with heart failure (HF) are currently being adopted by health care professionals. We surveyed primary care physicians, nurses and allied health care professionals in Southwestern Ontario regarding how they currently manage HF patients and how they perceive limitations, barriers and challenges in achieving optimal management in these patients. Methods We developed an online survey based
more » ... on field expertise and a review of pertinent literature in HF management. We analyzed quantitative data collected via an online questionnaire powered by Qualtrics®. The survey included 87 items, including multiple choice and free text questions. We collected participant demographic and educational
doi:10.21203/rs.2.11391/v1 fatcat:5jgh6nczjnckrhw7lce2gsk5ce