If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com

Avoidable admissions: congestive heart failure, hypertension

$32.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

Congestive heart failure (CHF), the inability of the heart to provide adequate circulation, is a severe condition with prevalence estimates of around 5% in Portugal and Denmark, and 3% in England (Ceia et al., 2002; Raymond et al., 2003; Davies et al., 2001). As the risk of developing heart failure increases with age and the presence of cardiovascular disease, prevalence rates for this disease are expected to increase substantially in the future.

Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: December 1, 2009

Related content

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more