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Heart failure today: the challenge

Publication date: Wednesday, 21 October 2015
Contributor(s): Mike Kirby

Heart failure is an important public health problem that is associated with significant morbidity, mortality and healthcare costs, especially in the over-65s. Despite reductions in HF-related mortality, hospitalisations remain frequent and readmissions continue to rise. It is these admissions to hospital that put a financial strain on the local health economy, and cause stress and anxiety for the patient and supporting family.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 8, Number 1, October-November 2015
Print edition page(s): S5-S8
Contributor(s): Mike Kirby

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