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Putting evidence into practice

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Heart failure is a common condition associated with substantial mortality, morbidity and impairment of quality of life. However, despite the proven efficacy of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, heart failure is often under-diagnosed and under-treated, particularly in primary care. In some studies, for example, only about one-third of patients received ACE inhibitors, and at doses substantially lower than those shown to be effective in clinical trials. The major reason for under-...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, Biomedical RC
Journal:
EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL SUPPLEMENTS
Volume:
1
Issue:
Q
Pages:
Q11-Q13
Publication date:
1999-09-05
ISSN:
1520-765X
URN:
uuid:8af48bca-8a82-41b0-8923-408070ffd463
Source identifiers:
223041
Local pid:
pubs:223041

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