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Prevalence and prognosis of heart failure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8181018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Heart failure is a frequently encountered clinical condition with an extremely guarded short- and long-term prognosis. Although recently a great deal of effort has been directed toward early recognition and aggressive treatment of patients with heart failure, considerable work lies ahead if we are to alter the overall prevalence of CHF and reduce the excessive mortality associated with it. Because the prognosis is poor after the onset of heart failure, it seems logical to direct public health measures toward prevention of this condition.
Authors:
P C Deedwania
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology clinics     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0733-8651     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Clin     Publication Date:  1994 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-06-14     Completed Date:  1994-06-14     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300331     Medline TA:  Cardiol Clin     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Heart Failure / epidemiology*
Hospitalization / trends
Humans
Prevalence
Prognosis
Risk Factors
United States / epidemiology

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