Influence of gender of physicians and patients on guideline-recommended treatment of chronic heart failure in a cross-sectional study.

@article{Baumhaekel2009InfluenceOG,
  title={Influence of gender of physicians and patients on guideline-recommended treatment of chronic heart failure in a cross-sectional study.},
  author={Magnus Baumhaekel and Ulrike M{\"u}ller and Michael B{\"o}hm},
  journal={European journal of heart failure},
  year={2009},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={299-303}
}
AIMS Clinical outcomes of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) have improved, but evidence-based treatment appears to be imbalanced depending on patients' and physicians' gender. We aimed to determine the interactions of gender with medical treatment of CHF. METHODS AND RESULTS Consecutive patients with CHF (n = 1857) were evaluated regarding co-morbidities, New York Heart Association classification, current medical treatment, and dosage of angiotensin-converting enzyme-inhibitors (ACE… CONTINUE READING