Figure 6: Management of Patients With Heart Failure Will Benefit Tremendously From POCT in the Home

This patient population is benefiting from new point-of-care technologies (POCTs) that longitudinally monitor biomarkers of heart failure decompensation (e.g., symptoms, weight, and ventricular filling pressures) to guide adjustments in diuretic dosing and avoid unnecessary hospitalizations. BBQ = barbecue, a high-salt meal.

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