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Hypertension and heart failure are the 2 most common cardiovascular reasons for physician visits in older adults. Heart failure is a major cause of chronic disability, inability to exercise, decreased quality of life, dependence, institutionalization, and death among older U.S. adults.

The Economic Burden of Heart Failure. Clinical Cardiology Web site. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=10754775&dopt=medline. Published 2000

Reference

Title
The Economic Burden of Heart Failure
Publication
Clinical Cardiology
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Publication Date
Published 2000
Authors
O'Connell, John B
Volume & Issue
Volume 23, Issue 3
Pages
1116
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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