Heart failure in the elderly: strategies to optimize outpatient control and reduce hospitalizations.

@article{Rich2003HeartFI,
  title={Heart failure in the elderly: strategies to optimize outpatient control and reduce hospitalizations.},
  author={Michael W. Rich},
  journal={The American journal of geriatric cardiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={19-24; quiz 25-7}
}
  • Michael W. Rich
  • Published 2003 in The American journal of geriatric cardiology
Heart failure is a disorder that disproportionately affects the elderly, and over 50% of heart failure hospitalizations in the United States occur in persons over 75 years of age. Moreover, despite recent advances in heart failure therapy, optimal treatment of elderly patients remains undefined. In addition, heart failure management in older persons is… CONTINUE READING