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Emerg Med Australas. 2005 Apr;17(2):143-51.

Management of chronic heart failure: an old disease with a new face.

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  • 1Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA. hprender@uic.edu

Abstract

Heart failure is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. It affects over 5 million patients annually. There are an estimated 400,000-700,000 new cases diagnosed each year. The management of heart failure has changed significantly over the last decade. This review focuses on the pharmacologic management of systolic heart failure, and provides current recommendations for the practicing acute care provider.

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  • Chronic heart failure. [Emerg Med Australas. 2005]
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