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    ACC/AHA Heart Failure Staging

    Describes stages of heart failure and provides recommendations for therapy by stage.
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    • Patients with known heart failure.
    • Patients at risk for heart failure.
    • Developed jointly by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) to complement, but not replace, the more widely-used New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional classification.
    • Based on expert consensus.
    • Matches stage to treatment options, unlike other classification systems.
    • Other heart failure classification systems include Forrester Class and NYHA Class.
    • Unlike other classification systems, the ACC/AHA stages include patients at risk for heart failure and corresponding management options.
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    Consider treatment based on stage.

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    Dr. Sharon Hunt
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