#104 Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy for HFrEF Part 1: 5 Pearls Segment

How do you counsel patients on beta blockers? Is one beta-blocker better than the other? What is preferred: ACEi, ARBs or ARNIs? What are the pros and cons of each? How does spironolactone compare to eplerenone? When do you stop mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist? What are risks with SGLT2 inhibitors? How do you initiate GDMT? Which meds do you start first and in what order?

Show notes, Transcript and References:  https://www.coreimpodcast.com/2022/05/11/5-pearls-on-guideline-directed-medical-therapy/

Sponsor: https://go.amboss.com/GDMT

Get CME-MOC credit with ACP: https://www.acponline.org/cme-moc/cme/internal-medicine-podcasts/core-im 

Time stamps:

  • 03:13 Pearl 1
  • 12:14 Pearl 2
  • 20:36 Pearl 3
  • 26:42 Pearl 4
  • 32:16 Pearl 5

Tags: IM Core, CoreIM, heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, GDMT, treatment, cardiology

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