NYHA Heart Failure Classification
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New York (NYHA) classification of heart failure
  • Class I (Mild): Heart disease present, but no undue dyspnoea from ordinary     activity.
  • Class II (Mild): Comfortable at rest; dyspnoea on ordinary activities.
  • Class III (Moderate): Less than ordinary activity causes dyspnoea, which is limiting.
  • Class IV (Severe): Dyspnoea present at rest; all activity causes discomfort.

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Dr Tom Leach

Dr Tom Leach MBChB DCH EMCert(ACEM) currently works as a GP Registrar and an Emergency Department CMO in Australia. He is also a Clinical Associate Lecturer at the Australian National University. After graduating from his medical degree at the University of Manchester in 2011, Tom completed his Foundation Training at Bolton Royal Hospital, before moving to Australia in 2013. He started almostadoctor whilst a third year medical student in 2009. Read full bio

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