Paliativní péče o chronické srdeční selhání

Title in English Palliative care and chronic heart failure


Year of publication 2015
Type Chapter of a book
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Description Heart failure is a very common clinical syndrome in cardiology which reduces life expectancy and has a significant impact on the quality of life. The treatment of heart failure improves survival thus the number of patients who reach the terminal state increases with this diagnosis. Major symptoms and psychosocial difficulties begin to appear during therapy which aims to prolong life or cure the life limiting illnesses. Palliative care involves multiple disciplines in order to solve problems caused by the symptoms of the disease and other related aspects of the patient and family who are considered as a one subject, because a feeling of well-being has an impact on others.

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