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, 83 (5), 596-602

Epidemiology, Aetiology, and Prognosis of Heart Failure

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Epidemiology, Aetiology, and Prognosis of Heart Failure

J J McMurray et al. Heart.

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Figure 1:
Figure 1:
Comparison of heart failure admissions rates per annum (recorded hospital admissions/10 000 population at risk) in western developed countries 1978 to 1993. Adapted from data in McMurray et al.1
Figure 2:
Figure 2:
Cost of chronic heart failure compared with the total health expenditure in Sweden, the UK, France, the USA, the Netherlands, and New Zealand. The figures represent the component of hospital costs contributing to total expenditure quoted in the local currency and (in parentheses) as a proportion of total health care expenditure for that country. Adapted from data in McMurray et al.1
Figure 3:
Figure 3:
Change in causal factors for heart failure in the Framingham heart study during the period 1950 to 1987. Adapted from data reported by Kannel WB et al.10

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