Lori B. Daniels, MD, FACC

UC San Diego Health & UC San Diego School of Medicine

Improving heart failure patient care: Advances in natriuretic peptide testing at the point of care

Learn why natriuretic peptides are critical biomarkers for the diagnosis and management of heart failure in this interview with Lori Daniels, MD, Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at UC San Diego Health. Hear how a fingerstick point-of-care natriuretic peptide test will bring value to the emergency department, as well as inpatient and outpatient settings, and what impact this will have on patient care.



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Lori B. Daniels, MD, FACC
Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics Point of Care

Lori B. Daniels, MD, FACC

Biography

Lori B. Daniels, MD, is a cardiologist, Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at UC San Diego Health and professor of medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine. More

Lori B. Daniels, MD, FACC

UC San Diego Health & UC San Diego School of Medicine

Lori B. Daniels, MD, is a cardiologist, Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at UC San Diego Health and professor of medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Her clinical work focuses on the prevention of cardiovascular disease, as well as management of coronary disease, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and other cardiovascular problems. At UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Daniels lectures to physicians, medical students and the general public on topics such as screening for cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular disease prevention, women's cardiovascular health, and late cardiovascular outcomes in adults with a history of Kawasaki disease. Her research interests also include cardiovascular disease in the community, cardiovascular biomarkers for cardiovascular health, clinical trials in heart failure and cardiovascular biomarkers, chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension and screening athletes for causes of sudden cardiac death.