Diagnostic tests, treatment and follow-up in heart failure patients--is there a gender bias in the coherence to guidelines?

@article{Mejhert1999DiagnosticTT,
  title={Diagnostic tests, treatment and follow-up in heart failure patients--is there a gender bias in the coherence to guidelines?},
  author={M{\"a}rit Mejhert and Jenny Holmgren and Per W{\"a}ndell and Hans Persson and Magnus Edner},
  journal={European journal of heart failure},
  year={1999},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={407-10}
}
AIMS To relate clinical data in a consecutive cohort of patients admitted with heart failure in Sweden to demographic data and the use of diagnostic tests, medical treatment, care process and mortality. METHODS AND RESULTS Retrospective investigation of all charts concerning patients discharged with primary diagnosis of heart failure in two Swedish hospitals during the second half of 1995 was undertaken. Records from 187 men and 192 women were analyzed, median age was 78 years. During… CONTINUE READING

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