2017 Expert Consensus Decision Pathway for Optimization of Heart Failure Treatment - Public Comment Survey

ACC 2017 Expert Consensus Decision Pathway for Optimization of Heart Failure Treatment: Answers to 10 pivotal questions about heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

A Report of the American College of Cardiology Task Force on Clinical Expert Consensus Documents

Public Comment Period
April 14 - April 28, 2017



We invite you to review the draft version of the ACC 2017 Expert Consensus Decision Pathway for Optimization of Heart Failure Treatment: Answers to 10 pivotal questions about heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.

This document serves as a complement to the 2013 ACC/AHA Practice Guideline on the Management of Heart Failure and the 2016/2017 Guideline Focused Updates addressing new medical therapies, prevention, and certain co-morbidities for which new data are available. Despite the recent guideline updates, gaps remain in certain areas that have incomplete evidence. This Pathway aims to address 10 pivotal questions centered on important clinical dilemmas and offers strategies on how to address them.

We appreciate your review of this document to ensure that it is comprehensive, clear, and logical. In particular, we would like your feedback on the care algorithms within this document.

This draft will be edited based on comments received during the public comment period. The final draft will be submitted to the ACC Board of Trustees for approval and will be published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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