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Lack of clarity about frequency for monitoring renal function in heart failure guidelines

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The optimal frequency for monitoring renal function in people with heart failure is questioned in an extensive review of national and international heart failure guidelines.1 The review describes the two-way link between cardiac and renal function, the association between decline in cardiac function with renal function (and vice versa) and how drugs used to manage heart failure can worsen the situation. Renal dysfunction due to diuretics, …

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