Chronic heart failure in Australian general practice. The Cardiac Awareness Survey and Evaluation (CASE) Study.

@article{Krum2001ChronicHF,
  title={Chronic heart failure in Australian general practice. The Cardiac Awareness Survey and Evaluation (CASE) Study.},
  author={Henry Krum and Andrew Tonkin and Roger Currie and R Djundjek and C. I. Johnston},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2001},
  volume={174 9},
  pages={439-44}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the frequency and general practitioner awareness of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF), and to evaluate a cardiac algorithm and document cardiac investigations performed in establishing this diagnosis. DESIGN AND SETTING Between March and August 1998, consecutive patients aged 60 years and older presenting to their GP were assessed. In patients previously diagnosed with CHF, aetiology and diagnostic assessments were documented. In patients with suspected CHF… CONTINUE READING