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

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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 11304 patients over a 6-week period in 115 hospitals from 24 countr...

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Journal:
European heart journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
5
Pages:
464-474
Publication date:
2003-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1522-9645
ISSN:
0195-668X
URN:
uuid:8414e017-7f07-4c94-8d9f-2dbaaff7f167
Source identifiers:
119589
Local pid:
pubs:119589

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