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The study is looking at whether implementation of American Heart Association heart failure treatment guidelines reduces subsequent hospital visits and increases patient satisfaction, knowledge about heart failure, and quality of life in patients who are discharged from the Emergency Department for acute heart failure exacerbations.

  • Principal Investigator: Sarah Sterling, MD

Who can participate

Those eligible to participate in this study include:

  • Emergency Department patients with a history of heart failure
    • Who are discharged from the Emergency Department following an acute heart failure exacerbation

For more information

  • Sarah Sterling, MD
    University of Mississippi Medical Center
    2500 N. State St.
    Jackson, MS 39216-4505
    (601) 984-5570
  • IRB Number: 2016-0229