Helpful Tips for Patients

patient information Patient education is one of the most important functions of our heart failure clinics. This education comes from all members of the multidisciplinary clinic team responsible for your care and is ongoing.

This section presents some basic and easy-to-understand explanations on heart failure for you and your families. A number of handouts and check-sheets are available to help you monitor your medical condition (medications, diet, weight, exercise, hospital admissions, and emergency room visits) and keep health professionals who care for you informed of your progress.

The eight patient information sheets posted below are also supplied as information pads that are numbered for each section/topic. They are available from your clinic team: