In the year following initial hospitalization for atrial fibrillation (AF), 12.5% of chronic AF patients were readmitted for AF—17.6% of readmissions occurred within 1 month. Among newly-diagnosed patients, 10.1% were… [ Get More Details ]
In 2004, 1 in 8 death certificates (284,365 deaths) in the U.S. mentions heart failure.
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>40% of heart murmurs missed by family practitioners