Survival following a diagnosis of heart failure in primary care
Background. Heart failure is a common long term condition affecting around 900 000 people in the UK and patients commonly present to primary care. The prognosis of patients with a code of heart failure in their primary care record is unknown. Objective. The study sought to determine the overall survival rates for patients with heart failure in a primary care population from the time of diagnosis. Methods. Survival analysis was carried out using UK primary care records from The Health Improve...Expand abstract
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