Prognosis of patients with heart failure compared with common types of cancer.

@article{Stewart2003PrognosisOP,
  title={Prognosis of patients with heart failure compared with common types of cancer.},
  author={Simon Stewart},
  journal={Heart failure monitor},
  year={2003},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={
          87-94
        }
}
Heart failure (HF) is a growing epidemic that not only exerts an enormous burden on the healthcare system but also imparts extremely poor quality of life in the increasing number of patients dying from this fatal syndrome. For the majority of these patients, end-of-life care is clearly suboptimal. It is within this context that this article reviews the case for comparing the prognosis of HF with that of the most common types of cancer. It also summarizes the numerous difficulties in trying to… CONTINUE READING

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