Gender Differences in Patients with Heart Failure

  title={Gender Differences in Patients with Heart Failure},
  author={A. Str{\"o}mberg and J. M{\aa}rtensson},
  journal={European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing},
  pages={18 - 7}
  • A. Strömberg, J. Mårtensson
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Aim: The aim of this literature review was to review and discuss the differences between men and women with heart failure with regard to epidemiology, aetiology, diagnostics, prognosis, pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment, and the impact of heart failure on psychosocial factors and healthcare utilisation. Method: Two primary health care resources, MEDLINE and CINAHL, were selected to review the current literature. In MEDLINE, 234 abstracts dealing with heart failure and gender/sex… CONTINUE READING
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