SMDM_SWhyte_June2014.pdf (534.04 kB)
Download file

The value of investing in implementation activities: A case study in natriuretic peptide testing for diagnosing suspected heart failure (SMDM 15th Biennial European Meeting 8-10 June 2015)

Download (534.04 kB)
posted on 27.02.2020, 00:04 authored by Sophie WhyteSophie Whyte, Simon DixonSimon Dixon, Rita Faria, Simon Walker, Mark Sculpher, Stephen Palmer
In 2010 NICE released a clinical guideline recommending that natriuretic peptide (NP) testing in patients with
suspected heart failure without previous myocardial infarction can accelerate diagnosis of heart failure and also
avoid unnecessary echocardiography. A framework for the evaluation of the value of implementation activities is
applied to this recommendation for NP testing.



There is no personal data or any that requires ethical approval


The data complies with the institution and funders' policies on access and sharing

Sharing and access restrictions

The data can be shared openly

Data description

  • The file formats are open or commonly used

Methodology, headings and units

  • Headings and units are explained in the files