Published in Physician Business Week, March 27th, 2007
Study 1: Current study results from the report, "Guidelines for the prevention, detection and management of people with chronic heart failure in Australia 2006," have been published. "Chronic heart failure (CHF) is found in 1.5%-2.0% of Australians. Considered rare in people aged less than 45 years, its prevalence increases to over 10% in people aged >/=65 years," investigators in Melbourne, Australia report.
"CHF is one of the most common reasons for hospital admission and general practitioner consultation in the elderly (>/=70 years). Common causes of CHF are ischaemic...
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