Hot summers and heart failure: seasonal variations in morbidity and mortality in Australian heart failure patients (1994-2005).

@article{Inglis2008HotSA,
  title={Hot summers and heart failure: seasonal variations in morbidity and mortality in Australian heart failure patients (1994-2005).},
  author={Sally C Inglis and Robyn A Clark and Sepehr Shakib and Denis T Wong and Payman Molaee and David Wilkinson and Simon Stewart},
  journal={European journal of heart failure},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={540-9}
}
BACKGROUND There are minimal reports of seasonal variations in chronic heart failure (CHF)-related morbidity and mortality beyond the northern hemisphere. AIMS AND METHODS We examined potential seasonal variations with respect to morbidity and all-cause mortality over more than a decade in a cohort of 2961 patients with CHF from a tertiary referral hospital in South Australia subject to mild winters and hot summers. RESULTS Seasonal variation across all event-types was observed. CHF-related… CONTINUE READING

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