TITLE

Heart Failure and the Future of Palliative Medicine

AUTHOR(S)
Liao, Solomon; Arnold, Robert M.
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Palliative Medicine;Feb2007, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p184
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the role of heart failure in palliative care. According to the article, majority of deaths in the US are attributable to heart failure, the prevalence of which has been growing. Though it is equally fatal as many of the cancers and also imposes many symptoms, heart failure patients do not avail palliative care. The author believes that palliative care must be integrated into medical care of all end-stage organ diseases.
ACCESSION #
23993360

 

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