Heart Failure, An Issue of Cardiology Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323277822, 9780323277839

Heart Failure, An Issue of Cardiology Clinics, Volume 32-1

1st Edition

Author: Howard Eisen
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323277822
eBook ISBN: 9780323277839
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 3rd December 2013
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Description

Over 5.7 million people in America carry a diagnosis of heart failure, the incidence of which approaches 1 in 100 people over the age of 65. The cost to society is estimated at $29 billion annually and over 1.1 million hospital admissions. For hospitalized heart failure patients, the 30-day readmission rate approaches 25%. As our population ages these numbers are expected to grow. This issue of Cardiology Clinics helps practitioners to manage patients at all ACC/AHA stages of heart failure and addresses key issues that include sudden cardiac death, arrhythmias, acute decompensated heart failure, and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2013
Published:
3rd December 2013
Imprint:
Elsevier
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323277822
eBook ISBN:
9780323277839

About the Author

Howard Eisen

Affiliations and Expertise

Drexel University