The EuroHeart Failure Survey programme - a survey on the quality of care among patients with heart failure in Europe Part 2 : treatment

@inproceedings{Komajda2003TheEF,
  title={The EuroHeart Failure Survey programme - a survey on the quality of care among patients with heart failure in Europe Part 2 : treatment},
  author={Michel Komajda and Ferenc Follath and Karl Swedberg and John G. F. Cleland and Juan Cos{\'i}n Aguilar and A. Cohen-solal and Rainer Dietz and Antonello Gavazzi and Wiek H. van Gilst and Richard J. Hobbs and Jerzy Korewicki and Hugo Costa Madeira and Valentin Sergeevich Moiseyev and Istv{\'a}n Pr{\'e}da and Jiř{\'i} Lefflerov{\'a} Kateřina Widimsk{\'y} and Nick Freemantle and Joanne Eastaugh and Jennifer Patricia Mason},
  year={2003}
}
Background National surveys suggest that treatment of heart failure in daily practice differs from guidelines and is characterized by underuse of recommended medications. Accordingly, the Euro Heart Failure Survey was conducted to ascertain how patients hospitalized for heart failure are managed in Europe and if national variations occur in the treatment of this condition. Methods The survey screened discharge summaries of 11 304 patients over a 6-week period in 115 hospitals from 24 countries… CONTINUE READING

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