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Consult Request Guidelines
for Heart Failure
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
2009 Focused Update Incorporated Into the ACC/AHA 2005 Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure in Adults. (Circulation. 2009;119:e391-e479.)
© 2009 American Heart Association, Inc.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
Multigated nuclear scan (MUGA) to assess ejection fraction
HIV (unexplained dilated CM, especially if risk factors)
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
Congestive Heart Failure
1 weeks - 1 month
How to Get Results to Consultant
UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: When the appointment is made, you will be directed where to send or fax medical records
Clinic Contact Information
Patients: 734-647-7321 or 888-287-1082
Clinic Location Sites
UM Consulting Physician
Keith D. Aaronson, M.D.
David B. Dyke, M.D.
Scott Hummel, M.D.
Todd M. Koelling, M.D.
Jennifer Cowger, M.D.
John M. Nicklas, M.D.
Adam Stein, M.D.
Audrey H. Wu, M.D.