Jonathan G Howlett

Summary

Affiliation: Nova Scotia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Identifying opportunities to address the congestive heart failure burden: the Improving Cardiovascular Outcomes in Nova Scotia (ICONS) study
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:439-44. 2003
  2. ncbi Should we inhibit angiotensin-converting enzymes in acute heart failure?
    Nathan W D Lamond
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Heart Fail Monit 5:70-6. 2007
  3. ncbi Physician specialty and quality of care for CHF: different patients or different patterns of practice?
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Division of Cardiology, Dalhousie University and Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:371-7. 2003
  4. pmc Current treatment options for early management in acute decompensated heart failure
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Queen Elizabeth II Heart Function and Transplantation Clinic, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can J Cardiol 24:9B-14B. 2008
  5. doi Acute heart failure: lessons learned so far
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Department of Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary, and Libin Cardiovascular Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:284-95. 2011
  6. doi Recognition and treatment of anemia in the setting of heart failure due to systolic left ventricular dysfunction
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Heart Function and Transplantation Clinic, Room 2240, 1796 Summer Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A7, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6:199-208. 2008
  7. pmc Heart failure clinics are associated with clinical benefit in both tertiary and community care settings: data from the Improving Cardiovascular Outcomes in Nova Scotia (ICONS) registry
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Heart Foundation Clinic, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A7, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:e306-11. 2009
  8. ncbi Acutely decompensated congestive heart failure: new therapies for an old problem
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A7, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 3:925-36. 2005
  9. pmc The 2010 Canadian Cardiovascular Society guidelines for the diagnosis and management of heart failure update: Heart failure in ethnic minority populations, heart failure and pregnancy, disease management, and quality improvement/assurance programs
    Jonathan G Howlett
    University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 26:185-202. 2010
  10. doi Global variation in quality of care among patients hospitalized with acute heart failure in an international trial: findings from the acute study clinical effectiveness of nesiritide in decompensated heart failure trial (ASCEND-HF)
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:534-42. 2013

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Publications24

  1. ncbi Identifying opportunities to address the congestive heart failure burden: the Improving Cardiovascular Outcomes in Nova Scotia (ICONS) study
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:439-44. 2003
    ..Improving Cardiovascular Outcomes in Nova Scotia (ICONS) is a province-wide population-based disease management study with access to all patient health data including outcomes...
  2. ncbi Should we inhibit angiotensin-converting enzymes in acute heart failure?
    Nathan W D Lamond
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Heart Fail Monit 5:70-6. 2007
    ..This review attempts to summarize the current understanding of acute HF and the pharmacological effects of ACEi in the treatment of acute HF...
  3. ncbi Physician specialty and quality of care for CHF: different patients or different patterns of practice?
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Division of Cardiology, Dalhousie University and Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 19:371-7. 2003
    ..Previous reports have suggested that internists employ evidence-based care for congestive heart failure (CHF) less frequently than cardiologists. Reasons for this possible difference are unclear...
  4. pmc Current treatment options for early management in acute decompensated heart failure
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Queen Elizabeth II Heart Function and Transplantation Clinic, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can J Cardiol 24:9B-14B. 2008
    ..Once the initial phase of heart failure treatment is completed, then the clinician should begin to focus on maximization of chronic heart failure therapy and discharge planning...
  5. doi Acute heart failure: lessons learned so far
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Department of Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary, and Libin Cardiovascular Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:284-95. 2011
    ..AHF is an important clinical area that has not been as intensively studied as chronic HF; it presents both important needs and exciting opportunities for research and innovation...
  6. doi Recognition and treatment of anemia in the setting of heart failure due to systolic left ventricular dysfunction
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Heart Function and Transplantation Clinic, Room 2240, 1796 Summer Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A7, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6:199-208. 2008
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  7. pmc Heart failure clinics are associated with clinical benefit in both tertiary and community care settings: data from the Improving Cardiovascular Outcomes in Nova Scotia (ICONS) registry
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Heart Foundation Clinic, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A7, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 25:e306-11. 2009
    ..Heart failure (HF) clinics are known to improve outcomes of patients with HF. Studies have been limited to single, usually tertiary centres whose experience may not apply to the general HF population...
  8. ncbi Acutely decompensated congestive heart failure: new therapies for an old problem
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A7, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 3:925-36. 2005
    ..This is reflected in the relative paucity of guidelines for this condition...
  9. pmc The 2010 Canadian Cardiovascular Society guidelines for the diagnosis and management of heart failure update: Heart failure in ethnic minority populations, heart failure and pregnancy, disease management, and quality improvement/assurance programs
    Jonathan G Howlett
    University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 26:185-202. 2010
    ..Both of these topics were written from a clinical perspective. It is hoped that the present update will become a useful tool for health care providers and planners in the ongoing evolution of care for HF patients in Canada...
  10. doi Global variation in quality of care among patients hospitalized with acute heart failure in an international trial: findings from the acute study clinical effectiveness of nesiritide in decompensated heart failure trial (ASCEND-HF)
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:534-42. 2013
    ..We examined common measures of quality of care in patients enrolled in the international Acute Study of Clinical Effectiveness of Nesiritide in Decompensated Heart Failure trial...
  11. pmc Canadian Cardiovascular Society Consensus Conference guidelines on heart failure, update 2009: diagnosis and management of right-sided heart failure, myocarditis, device therapy and recent important clinical trials
    Jonathan G Howlett
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Cardiol 25:85-105. 2009
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  12. doi Differences in treatment, outcomes, and quality of life among patients with heart failure in Canada and the United States
    Padma Kaul
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, and Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    JACC Heart Fail 1:523-30. 2013
    ..A further aim was to supplement the within-trial analysis with a contemporaneous population-based comparison of all patients hospitalized with primary diagnoses of heart failure (HF) in the 2 countries...
  13. ncbi The relationship of quality of life, depression, and caregiver burden in outpatients with congestive heart failure
    Peter J D Hooley
    Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Congest Heart Fail 11:303-10. 2005
    ..Caregivers of patients with congestive heart failure experience high caregiver burden and prevalence of depressive symptoms, which are related to the patient disease burden...
  14. ncbi Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation as a bridge to cardiac transplantation
    Michael R Da Rosa
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:1336-9. 2007
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  15. ncbi Nebivolol: vasodilator properties and evidence for relevance in treatment of cardiovascular disease
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary and Libin Cardiovascular Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 30:S29-37. 2014
    ..These properties position nebivolol as a treatment option for patients with hypertension and/or structural heart disease, although its precise role in the therapeutic armamentarium remains to be clarified. ..
  16. ncbi Specialist heart failure clinics must evolve to stay relevant
    Jonathan G Howlett
    Department of Cardiac Sciences, University of Calgary and Libin Cardiovascular Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 30:276-80. 2014
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  17. ncbi Determinants of early readmission after hospitalization for heart failure
    Cathy A Eastwood
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 30:612-8. 2014
    ..Thus, we studied the characteristics of patients readmitted within 7 and 30 days after hospitalization for HF in Alberta, Canada...
  18. doi Palliative care in heart failure: addressing the largest care gap
    Jonathan G Howlett
    University of Calgary, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Opin Cardiol 26:144-8. 2011
    ..Consequently, in comparison to patients with malignancy, heart failure patients at the end of life are less likely to access palliative resources, and more likely to access in-patient care and cardiovascular procedures...
  19. pmc A case series of systemic right ventricular dysfunction post atrial switch for simple D-transposition of the great arteries: the impact of beta-blockade
    Colin B Josephson
    Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:769-72. 2006
    ..Patients with atrial switch (Mustard or Senning) repair of D-transposition of the great arteries (D-TGA) are at increased risk for atrial arrhythmias, systemic right ventricular (RV) dysfunction and late mortality...
  20. pmc Canadian Cardiovascular Society Consensus Conference recommendations on heart failure update 2007: Prevention, management during intercurrent illness or acute decompensation, and use of biomarkers
    J Malcom O Arnold
    University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 23:21-45. 2007
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  21. pmc Canadian Cardiovascular Society consensus conference recommendations on heart failure 2006: diagnosis and management
    J Malcolm O Arnold
    University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:23-45. 2006
    ..The goal is to translate best evidence-based therapies into clinical practice with a measureable impact on the health of heart failure patients in Canada...
  22. pmc Resting heart rate: a modifiable prognostic indicator of cardiovascular risk and outcomes?
    J Malcolm Arnold
    University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:3A-8A. 2008
    ..The present paper reviews the evidence for elevated heart rate as a cardiovascular risk factor and some of the current clinical trials testing this hypothesis...
  23. pmc Canadian Cardiovascular Society Consensus Conference guidelines on heart failure--2008 update: best practices for the transition of care of heart failure patients, and the recognition, investigation and treatment of cardiomyopathies
    J Malcom
    University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 24:21-40. 2008
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  24. ncbi HRS/EHRA expert consensus on the monitoring of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs): description of techniques, indications, personnel, frequency and ethical considerations
    Bruce L Wilkoff
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:907-25. 2008