Annotated references in epidemiology

Eur J Heart Fail. 1999 Mar;1(1):101-7. doi: 10.1016/S1388-9842(98)00008-7.


The burden that heart failure imposes on the health care systems of the developed world is substantial and increasing. This article reviews the world literature on the epidemiology of heart failure and discusses the key methodological issues for research in this field.

MeSH terms

  • Heart Failure / epidemiology*
  • Humans
  • Population Surveillance
  • Prevalence
  • Prognosis
  • Risk Factors