The barriers to effective management of heart failure in general practice.

@article{Hickling2001TheBT,
  title={The barriers to effective management of heart failure in general practice.},
  author={James Hickling and Irwin Nazareth and Stephen Rogers},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2001},
  volume={51 469},
  pages={615-8}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have shown that most patients with heart failure are not investigated and treated according to published guidelines. More effective management could reduce both mortality and morbidity from heart failure. AIM To identify the reasons for gaps between recommended and actual management of heart failure in general practice. DESIGN OF STUDY A nominal group technique was used to elicit general practitioners' (GPs') perceptions of the reasons for differences between… CONTINUE READING
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