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2013 ACCF/AHA guideline for the management of heart failure: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on practice guidelines.
WRITING COMMITTEE MEMBERS* Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc, FACC, FAHA, Chairyz; Mariell Jessup,MD, F ACC,FAHA, Vice Chair*y; Biykem Bozkurt, MD; Javed Butler, MBBS, MSPH, Facc, FAhay; Japed Butler,MBBS, FAcc, FA HAy; Donald E.
Defining and Setting National Goals for Cardiovascular Health Promotion and Disease Reduction: The American Heart Association's Strategic Impact Goal Through 2020 and Beyond
This document details the procedures and recommendations of the Goals and Metrics Committee of the Strategic Planning Task Force of the American Heart Association, which developed the 2020 Impact Goals, to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20% while reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20%.
2013 ACCF/AHA guideline for the management of heart failure: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.
2013 ACCF/AHA guideline for the management of heart failure: executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on practice guidelines.
The medical profession should play a central role in evaluating the evidence related to drugs, according to a report by the World Health Organization and the European Medicines Agency.
Characteristics and outcomes of patients hospitalized for heart failure in the United States: rationale, design, and preliminary observations from the first 100,000 cases in the Acute Decompensated…
Forecasting the Impact of Heart Failure in the United States: A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association
- P. Heidenreich, N. Albert, J. Trogdon
- Medicine, Political ScienceCirculation. Heart failure
- 1 May 2013
The estimated prevalence and cost of care for HF will increase markedly because of aging of the population and strategies to prevent HF and improve the efficiency of care are needed.
Epidemiology and risk profile of heart failure
Key features of the epidemiology and risk profile of HF are discussed, including ischemic heart disease, hypertension, smoking, obesity, and diabetes, among others, that both predict the incidence of HF as well as its severity.
AHA/ACC guidelines for secondary prevention for patients with coronary and other atherosclerotic vascular disease: 2006 update endorsed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
The global health and economic burden of hospitalizations for heart failure: lessons learned from hospitalized heart failure registries.
Epidemiology and aetiology of heart failure
An overview of the latest epidemiological data on HF is provided, future directions for reducing the ever-increasing HF burden are proposed, and the total medical costs for patients with HF are expected to rise from US$20.9 billion in 2012 to $53.1 billion by 2030.