Management of heart failure among very old persons living in long-term care: has the voice of trials spread? The SAGE Study Group

Giovanni Gambassi, Antonio Sgadari, Roberto Bernabei, De Forman, Kl Lapane, V Mor, La Lipsitz

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Abstract

Increasing prevalence, use of health services, and number of deaths have made congestive heart failure (CHF) a new epidemic in the United States. Yet there are no adequate data to guide treatment of the more typical and complex cases of patients who are very old and frail.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-93
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Heart Journal
Volume139
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Digoxin
  • Diuretics
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Female
  • Health Services for the Aged
  • Health Status
  • Heart Failure
  • Humans
  • Long-Term Care
  • Male
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Retrospective Studies

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